“You practice and you get better it’s that simple” Philip Glass Can’t really argue with that! Some sound advice to start the weekend.
“A little progress each day adds up to big results” Some mid week practice inspiration! What are you practising today?
Playing your music through is not practice What do you consider a typical music practice session should consist of? Being able to play the entire piece through is important but doing just this – and nothing else – will not help you improve. The same mistakes and stumbles will remain (and possibly get reinforced) if…
Be creative and have fun Do you ever make time for fun in your music practice sessions (or suggest students do)? This is something I’ve always tried to do myself. Rather than spending the whole time focusing on what needs to be improved I leave a bit of time at the end for just playing….