Category :Blog

Parenting and Practicing

It’s clear I’m not the only parent thinking about how to motivate my kids to practice. Check out this article by Anthony Mazzocchi: There are a lot of solid


I have this sign on my music stand. It makes me smile. My students read it in Yoda’s voice and we laugh. I know that “perfect practice makes perfect performance,”

Miss It? Mark It! Practical Advice for Music Practice.

A good rule is that if something is missed twice during music practice, it needs to be marked. But how exactly is music “marked?” We musicians have a bad habit

The first post

A blog about practice, for musicians and the people who love them. The first post. A couple of days ago a Facebook friend posted an article titled “Why Students Really Quit