Improv Quote of the Day: Artistry and Improvisation

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You learn music by always playing what is given to you. But how do you learn to be an artist of you don’t practice that aspect of making up your own music?

–Noam Sivan of the Curtis Institute of Music – from the article “Classical Musicians Learn to Improvise” in the Wall Street Journal by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim