Abe Kestenberg




Abe is an associate professor at McGill's Schulich School of Music. He studied saxophone, clarinet and flute and has toured the world with orchestras, chamber groups, theatre shows and artists. As well, he has performed on many television and radio shows, jingles, recordings and film music. He continues to teach at McGill and his current interests include chamber music, music professional development and video production. Part of Abe’s teaching involves developing proper technique in young musicians to avoid serious injury. He regularly invites a physiotherapist specializing in music playing related injuries to his class.

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Mar 1st 2017

Learn from leading global experts about the benefits of physical activity and how to prevent and treat injuries. This health course will show you why exercise is a fundamental component of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise is more than just an “art of converting big meals and fattening snacks into back strains and pulled muscles by lifting heavy things that don’t need to be moved, or running when no one is chasing you.” (Anonymous quote) Our bodies evolved to move over several millennia.

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Feb 25th 2015

This course examines the benefits of physical activity, how to prevent injuries, and what to do when injuries occur. The course will include content from leading international experts in multiple fields related to the science of exercise.

Average: 4 (4 votes)