My First Published Article

by markcarlson on May 8, 2011

My review of Alexandra Pierce’s book, Deepening Musical Performance through Movement, was recently  published on Music Theory Online. Though I have written many articles published in Pacific Serenades brochures and newsletters, I have never before written an article that was published by anyone else. So it was quite a thrill to see this appear onscreen a few weeks ago!

Alexandra Pierce was my first-year music theory professor at the University of Redlands, when I was a student at the University’s experimental school, Johnston College, and I studied piano with her the following year. Later, I studied movement education with her and her husband, Roger Pierce, and this immediately and forever became an integral part of my life. In fact, it was a significant aspect of my personal growth and changed me for the better, both as musician and person.

I am so happy that Alexandra has written and published this book, the culmination of many years of unique and ingenious work.  If  my review leads others to read it, I will be so gratified. It’s a wonderful book!

Here’s a link to Deepening Musical Performance through Movement on Amazon.

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