How is learning an instrument like training a dog to roll over on command? Both involve a complex set of movements that must be done in sequence to achieve a
Stick a pin in it – Saving these websites for later. I keep a running list of articles, websites, leads that I want to investigate further. Here are some of the
What do marching bands, music competitions, and playing classical music in the dark have in common? Memorization. Performing musicians are asked to memorize music from time to time. Memorization is often required for
Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory. 2014 film by Michael Rossato-Bennett. At a recent family gathering, a cousin told me about a film she had watched the night before.
I just finished reading How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens by Benedict Carey, 2014. From a musician’s perspective, it has obvious applications for practice.