How athletes, artists conquer their fears

David Gluck For immediate release: April 6, 2012

BLOOMSBURG — David Gluck, co-author of “Rhythms of the Game: The Link Between Musical and Athletic Performance,” will give a multimedia presentation on how athletes and artists conquer their fears and transform failure into success on Wednesday, April 11, at 6 p.m. in the Haas Center for the Arts, room 116.

This event is free and open to the public.

Originally from Utica, N.Y., Gluck is a professor of studio composition at Purchase College, State University of New York. As a percussionist, he has toured worldwide and been featured in various media outlets , including Jazz Player magazine and BET Network and NPR’s “Fresh Air.”

Gluck’s presentation focuses on the story of Bernie Williams, the former New York Yankees star and accomplished jazz guitarist. “Rhythms of the Game,” released in July 2011, is inspired by Williams’ life story.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.