Conquer Stage Fright
Practical Help for Athletes, Speakers, Musicians, and All Who Perform for the Public
Imprint: Resource Publications
Dr. Richard H. Cox writes from the perspective of a musician and music educator who holds earned doctorates in medicine, psychology, and theology and has been awarded three honorary doctorates. He is widely respected and regularly invited to present clinics, perform, and to conduct for national and international organizations such as the National Trumpet Competition, International Trumpet Guild, Midwest Clinic, Association of Concert Bands, and Interlochen Center for the Arts. He is an artist/clinician for Conn-Selmer, Inc. Dr. Cox's teachers and mentors have included Renold Schilke, Wesley Hanson, Bill Adams, Ronald Modell, Frank Kaderabek, Jim Elswick, John Blount, Alan Hood, Dennis Edelbrock, and David Zuercher. He has assisted hundreds of students and well-known professional musicians with psychological, physiological, medical, and other performance challenges. He is Professor and President Emeritus of the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology and is a former Provost and Professor at the Colorado School of Professional Psychology.
"In revealing his unique and powerful approach to public speaking, Dr. Richard Cox shares with readers the techniques this modern-day renaissance man developed throughout his career as a successful physician, psychologist, business man, educator, clergyman, and musician."
President & CEO
Neighbor To Family
"Leaders cannot afford an off-day due to stage fright. Dr. Cox has worked closely with leaders helping them to maximize their performance . . . results have been powerful movement for both leaders and organization . . . He uniquely synergizes his breadth of experience, understanding, and skill . . ."
--Christopher D. McNiven
Organization and Leadership Development Vibrant Living Communities & Services
"We are fortunate to have Dr. Richard Cox serve as a guest lecturer each summer at the Interlochen Arts Camp . . . Dr. Cox masterfully weaves psychological and physiological concepts with the intent to provide artists the necessary skills to create unparalleled expression . . . a remarkable resource . . ."
Former Director of Music, Interlochen Center for the Arts,
Associate Director of Admissions
Cali School of Music, Montclair University
"Dr. Cox is one of the few nationally known specialists who has worked clinically in the field of performance anxiety. His common sense, creative approach is inspirational . . ."
National Trumpet Competition