Performance Psychology for Musicians w/ Dr. Noa Kageyama – Creative Strings Podcasts Ep. 4

In this episode with Dr. Noa Kageyama, founder of the Bulletproof Musician:

  • How understanding Performance Psychology can help performers step up their game
  • Nerves and anxiety for the performing artists: Factors, causes, and solutions.
  • Simulation of performance environment and performance conditions during practice.

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“The better we know ourselves, the better we know what happens under pressure, the more effectively we can prepare for those things.”


“An excuse really becomes an excuse when you use it to justify not doing more to prepare.”



Thanks to our friends at the Electric Violin Shop and the Greater Columbus Arts Council and city of Columbus for supporting this podcast series.





Highly Recommended:

Noa’s training course and amazing blog at

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Noa’s favorite thought leaders:


Clips in this episode

Music clips in this episode are from the album “Klazyc” by the Klazyc trio featuring Christian Howes, Federico Lechner and Pablo Martin

  • “Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte” –  Ravel
  • “Vergnügte Ruh, Beliebte Seelenlust” – Bach
  • “Partita In E” – Bach
  • “Ma Mére l’Oye” – Ravel


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