|Becoming a Forward-Thinking musician is a tall order for the busy and at times, overwhelmed forward-looking musician. Is it possible to integrate the two behaviors? Some thoughts and questions to ponder as we begin anew with fresh eyes, ears, and minds this year of 2020.|
As a church musician, am I thinking progressively?
As a teacher, am I looking ahead with an eye to improving my teaching skills?
As a student am I thinking of ways to learn more thoroughly?
As a performer am I looking beyond the strictures of my instrument, the organ, and creating ways to better share this instrument and its great repertoire with my audiences?
Which are you inclined to be?
A Forward-Looking person or a Forward-Thinker? Or Both?
The reality is Steve Jobs had “his people,” to do the Forward-Looking and planning and executing. Many of us have the privilege of being in positions where we need to do it all.
Before 2050 gets here as fast as 2020 did, take time to do some Forward-Thinking.
Let’s create a future that uses the tools and formidable resources at our fingertips.
Can we Forward-Think our way into a future that is full of excitement about what our music and instruments can do?
What can our Forward-Thinking do to create stories today that will be sought after for centuries to come?
Dr. Jeannine Jordan, organist, and her husband, David Jordan, media artist of Pro-Motion Music , are the creators and presenters of the dramatic story-driven organ and multimedia concert experiences, From Sea to Shining Sea, Bach and Sons, and Around the World in 80 Minutes. Subscribe to our free monthly e-newsletter for more intriguing and engaging articles – click here #DrJeannineJordan #OrganAndMultimediaConcert