There's no doubt that finding the perfect playlist can motivate and inspire you. Whether it's finishing the last mile of your run, tackling that laundry you've been putting off, or getting you through your workday, tunes can change everything. So let's motivate and inspire each other, shall we?
We have gotten to know a few creatives from around Rochester in Brain Music Episode 1 and Brain Music Episode 2- now lets get to know one right here at Rochester Brainery! Introducing our Brain Music Episode 3 with resident BrainBlogger, Olivia Bauso.
As a commuter student, most of my listening happens on my way to and from campus. Whether I’m flipping through radio stations, or playing from my library, I always set aside time for a good car jam session. You’ll see I set no boundaries in my listening habits.
As a dancer maker, music is vital to my process. I’m constantly inspired not only by the new pieces I hear, but also by old favorites time and time again. I use music to help establish a mood for my work, which eventually inspires the movement I create. Most of my pieces have been developed using multiple songs in the early stages, though you’ll only hear one in the final performance. Here is a list of the songs that have inspired me in the past, or are currently being used in my creative process.