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“Inspiration is for amateurs – the rest of us just show up and get to work. And the belief that things will grow out of the activity itself and that you will – through work – bump into other possibilities and kick open other doors that you would never have dreamt of if you were just sitting around looking for a great ‘art [idea].’ And the belief that process, in a sense, is liberating and that you don’t have to reinvent the wheel every day. Today, you know what you’ll do, you could be doing what you were doing yesterday, and tomorrow you are gonna do what you [did] today, and at least for a certain period of time you can just work. If you hang in there, you will get somewhere.” Chuck Close
CREATIVITY IS TRANSFORMATIVE.
We all remember that moment in our musical lives when we became “hooked”. That spark in time, when we knew that we wanted to dedicate our entire professional self to creating music in some way. We jumped into a terrific undergraduate program to develop our craft… Suddenly, we graduate, and we discover that we have choices. It’s difficult to focus on the path ahead, because there are so many.
CREATIVITY IS PROCESS.
American artist Chuck Close expressed the value of process in the artistic life beautifully. The choices can lead us to paralysis, so we just need to focus on the clear next step in front of us, and then the next, and then the next. RESOUNDING ART is a series of webinars, one-on-one coachings, and small group discussions that can help bring focus to your next step, and energize your vision for the path ahead.
Join me on September 6th as I launch the series with the Chicago Flute Club from 2 – 3:30pm!