Wellness Resources

MTNA Wellness Statement

Learn more about MTNA's statement on musician wellness and health in music teaching here.

Strategies For Coping With Performance Anxiety

Gail J. Berenson, NCTM, MTNA past president and noted expert on musician wellness issues, provides strategies and tips for coping with performance anxiety. Click the audio button below to listen to the podcast.


Annotated Bibliography On Musician Wellness

Started in 1994, and sponsored by MTNA since 1997, the Annotated Bibliography on Musician Wellness provides a quick source for teachers and students to address the prevention of medical problems, performance preparation, stage fright, healthy practice techniques and psychological techniques. Search options include author, title, ISBN, publisher, audience, material type and year published. ***This feature is currently unavailable.We are working to improve your user experience with this. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

Wellness Resources For The Musician

Linda Cockey, NCTM, presented a session on wellness at the 2015 National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read her Wellness Resources for the Musician here.

Athletes And The Arts

MTNA works with Athletes and the Arts to promote musician wellness. Sports Wellness expert Randall Dick has issued a call to action. He also addressed attendees at the 2014 MTNA Annual Meeting via video.

Protect Your Hearing

Mind The Gap just published an infographic on the need to protect your hearing from noises. Click here.

American Music Teacher And Wellness

American Music Teacher has published multiple articles regarding musician wellness since the year 2000, including the recent series "Playing Healthy, Staying Healthy." Click here for an annotated list of wellness related articles.