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Lucinda Mackworth-Young is a pioneering consultant, lecturer and writer in psychology for musicians, and an experienced concert pianist and teacher.

Well known for her entertaining and experiential approach, which sheds light on many of the problems encountered daily, and offers a wealth of tips, she puts psychology into relevant and practical forms to inspire and refresh music teaching, learning and performing.

Lucinda specialises in helping people perform – with more enjoyment and less anxiety.

She runs courses for EPTA and her association, Music, Mind and Movement, and has provided course work for the leading professional development courses run by ABRSM and the ISM.

Lucinda is a freelance lecturer who gives workshops nationally and internationally for universities and colleges, in-service teacher training and music teaching societies. She writes extensively and has been published in Rhinegold, Faber, ISM, ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall and EPTA publications. Her valuable and readable book TUNING IN: Practical Psychology for Musicians was published in 2001. Followed in 2016 by the highly successful Piano by Ear, now a top seller.

“I’ve been thinking gratefully of you and how you started me off on my journey, learning to improvise” KH

Take a look at Lucinda’s website: Lucinda Mackworth-Young

And watch this inspiring tutorial on Improvisation…




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