The Mindful Pianist
The Mindful Pianist, was published in 2016 by Faber; it was shortlisted for Best Print Resource at the 2017 Rhinegold Music Education Awards and will be translated for the Chinese market in 2019. Contributions from 25 eminent pianists and educators give the book an enviably wide dimension. The Foreword was written by
“invigorating and thought provoking”
MARTINO TIRIMO, CONCERT PIANIST
"I enjoyed and heartily recommend Mark Tanner's book,
'The Mindful Pianist'. This is a book that one can fruitfully
read and re-read."
DENNIS LEE, CONCERT PIANIST
"Tanner's advice will resonate with us all.
Helpful advice is on every page"
MUSIC TEACHER MAGAZINE
"Practical, positive, perfect!"
"In typical Mark Tanner style, this book is an enterprising,
absorbing and enjoyable read "
Mindfulness in Music
Leaping Hare Press, 2018
Mark's recently commissioned book, Mindfulness in Music: Notes on finding life’s rhythm, was published in hardback and Kindle in 2018 by Leaping Hare Press; the book is also published in Spanish.
In 2020 Leaping Hare will be publishing Mindfulness in Sound.
“Mindfulness in Music is both informative and thought-provoking
– a fascinating read on many levels”
JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER
“Mark Tanner has written a mindfulness manifesto for music”
BBC RADIO 3 'MUSIC MATTERS'
"Peppered with motivational quotes"
BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE