Moving Musicians: Stepping into artistry WITH ease

Moderated by:

Rachel Evans, BM, MM Juilliard, Violist, Violinist, Teacher, Movement Artist 
Christopher Pfund, B.M. University of Northern Colorado, M.M. Manhattan School of Music, D.M.A. City University of New York Graduate Center


Who this SUMMIT is for:

For professional and amateur instrumentalists & vocalists, music teachers, music students & their parents who want to bring more EASE, JOY & FUN into developing musical artistry.


Wednesday, June 10th
11:00 am to 3:00 pm Eastern Time

online via zoom:

Register in advance for this webinar: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.



In this interactive, one-day Summit, you will:

  • Attain more awareness of what it takes to achieve balance in mind body and spirit while developing your authentic musical voice
  • Find the “play” in playing and singing music
  • Develop a mindset that goes BEYOND practicing
  • Illuminate your path to discovering your artistry in a joyful, responsive way
  • Create radiant vitality to support your confidence during auditions and musical performances


TIME (Eastern) 
11:00 am  Rachel Evans, MM Juilliard
viola, violin, baroque and modern, Brain Gym™, Movement Artist, teacher
Moving the Whole Student to Artistry and Excellence
11:20 am Gerald Fischbach
Professor Emeritus of Violin, University of Maryland
Paul Rolland: My teacher, mentor, colleague, friend
11:40 am Lynne Denig
Fairfax, VA: Denig Violin and Viola Studio and Custom Chinrest Fitting
You and Your Equipment
12:00 noon Holly McCann
Dancer, Actor, Life Coach and TranscenDance™ Facilitator
Giving All you’ve Got: Learning In an Non-competitive Environment 
12:20 pm Josephine Rose
Thriving as a Student
12:40 pm Marla Rathbun
Violinist, Hudson Valley Philharmonic
Double Stops:  Execution Without Murder,  Intonation and Beyond
1:05 pm Karen Olson
Violist, author, sound healer, Creator ‘Sound Path Method’
Facing Stage Fright with Courage
1:25 pm Kadiatou Sidibe
Certified ‘Empowerment and Life Skill’ Coach, Counselor and Psychotherapist

Building Blocks for Creating a Vibrant Body 

1:45 pm David Holland
Violist, Conductor, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Retired
Being a Whole and Complete Musician and The Importance of Being Serious
2:05 pm Jennifer Jiménez
Transformational Life Coach, Creator of TranscenDance™ and founder of the Health and Wellbeing Division for Brave Thinking Institute
Dance Your Way to Freedom and Artistry! 
2:25 pm Drew Minter, DM
Baritone, Singing and Movement teacher (Feldenkrais, The Viewpoints), Music Faculty Vassar College
Finding Your Voice in the Time of COVID and Beyond
2:45 pm Christopher Pfund
Co-Host Performing Artist, Tenor, Faculty University of Idaho
Reflections on Teaching