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Lecture: Performance Coaching on Performance Anxiety

  • Steven Baxter Recital Studio YST Conservatory Singapore, 117376 Singapore (map)


Päivi Arjas offers some insights into memorisation techniques, sight reading skills, performing difficult pieces, confidence on stage, stage behaviour etc. 


Päivi Arjas was born in Helsinki Finland, studied music education at the University of Jyväskylä and violoncello at the Conservatoire of Kuopio.

She works at the Sibelius Academy (University of the Arts, Helsinki) as the head of the string department, as well as being a lecturer of performance coaching. She has also wide international contacts and teaches regularly abroad. Earlier she worked as cello teacher at The Finnish Conservatoire, Jyväskylä. Dr. Arjas has published books about performance anxiety and mental training for musicians. She is the chair of the Musicians’ Medicine Association in Finland and has actively been developing musicians’ health and wellbeing studies in Sibelius Academy.


• Free admission.
• All event information is correct at time of print.
• Out of respect for other concertgoers, no children under 6 years of age will be allowed admission.


Earlier Event: September 18
Forum Series: Merit Palas - Practicing Issues
Later Event: September 19
Wednesday Noon Recital