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Performance psychologist Dr. Noa Kageyama is on the faculty of The Juilliard School and is the performance psychology coach for the New World Symphony in Miami, FL. A conservatory-trained violinist with degrees from Juilliard and Oberlin, Dr. Kageyama studied with Stephen Clapp, Ronald Copes, Franco Gulli, Paul Kantor, Masao Kawasaki, Roland & Almita Vamos, and Donald Weilerstein before making the leap to psychology.
He specializes in working with performing artists, teaching them how to utilize sport psychology principles and more consistently demonstrate their full abilities under pressure. Dr. Kageyama has presented workshops at institutions including Indiana University, New England Conservatory, Oberlin, and the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music, at programs such as the Starling-Delay Symposium, Juilliard Conducting Workshop, and The Perlman Music Program, and for organizations like the Music Teachers’ National Association and the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Dr. Kageyama’s work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Musical America, Strings Magazine, and Lifehacker. He maintains a private coaching practice and runs a performance psychology blog called the The Bulletproof Musician.