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How to Play Music with Less Pain

Yes, musicians are athletes and subject to injuries, even career-ending ones. Years of training and playing in awkward positions with repetitive motion causes wear and tear on the body. Now there is an award-winning resource available for  professional and amateur musicians, teachers and students, doctors and therapists. Playing Less Hurt: An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians

, written by Janet Horvath, principal cellist with the Minnesota Orchestra, is the culmination of years lecturing and teaching in the field of Performing Arts Medicine. This book is designed to help string, keyboard, percussion, harp, brass, wind, jazz, and rock players to play better and feel better. Interested? Check out Janet's website. Wishing you years of pain free playing