Christine is featured alongside her trio collaborators, Molly Carr (viola) and Anna Petrova (piano), in a documentary exploring the MozartLabor in Würzburg. Here the trio prepares the world premiere performance of “Gespräch unter Freunden” by composer, Christof Weiss. The premiere took place at the Würzburg Palace on June 4 2014, during the annual Mozartfest.
25:24 In rehearsal 43:20 Beginning of world premiere 47:20 Following the concert with composers, Christof Weiss and Jörg Widmann
Christine’s interview with the National Arts Centre in Canada has been picked up as a featured story. The interview explores Christine’s journey through music and psychology and finding the bridges between them.
Christine joins violist Molly Carr and pianist Anna Petrova in Würzburg, Germany for a residency with the MozartLabor, as part of the Mozartfest. The trio will premiere a new work by composer, Christof Weiß, at the Würzburg Residenz Wednesday June 4th at 7pm.
Christine was recently interviewed by the host of the Teach Piano Today podcast regarding her performance psychology research. The interview, which focused on implementing more effective practice routines, can be accessed via the following link:
Join Christine Carter, violist Molly Carr, and pianist Anna Petrova for two upcoming performances at Klavierhaus and the Opera America Center.
Music will include Mozart’s Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano in E flat major (“Kegelstatt,” K. 498), the Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano by Max Bruch (Op. 83), and the Partita No. 5 in G major for solo keyboard by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 829).
Making the most of your hours in the practice room: One simple change that could drastically increase your productivity
by Dr. Christine Carter
When it comes to practicing, we often think in terms of time: How many hours are necessary to achieve optimal progress? While this is a valid concern, a more important question is how we can make each hour count. What is the most efficient way to work so that what is practiced today actually sticks tomorrow? There is nothing more frustrating than spending a day hard at work only to return the next day at the starting line. Unfortunately, our current practice model is setting us up for this daily disappointment.
Dr. Christine Carter is interested in how musicians can be more effective on stage and in the practice room. She has conducted research at a number of brain imaging and music psychology labs and is currently a visiting scholar at Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute.
Christine is also an active clarinetist. Performances have taken her around the globe, including venues as diverse as Carnegie Hall, the ancient cloisters in Avignon France, the Sydney Opera House, the Heritage Theatre in rural Newfoundland, and a Baroque Palace in Germany. She completed her Doctor of Musical Arts at Manhattan School of Music, where she now teaches the Woodwind Lab.