Daily Practice Tips – Weekly Recap

Welcome to the Weekly Recap of my Daily Practice Tips. These tips are posted daily on my Lessons Facebook page and on Twitter with the hashtags #dailypracticetip and #musiclesson I hope you find something that is helpful or inspires you to try something new!

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Tips for the week of 3/3/14 – 3/9/14

Monday’s Tip

Everything I Learn Picture

Tuesday’s Tip

Expand what you hear and create by practicing unpredictable and different (to you) intervals and lines.

Wednesday’s Tip

It’s really important to listen intensely (and react) when practicing and performing. Figure out how your part fits in with what’s going on around you.

Thursday’s Tip

You have to practice the elements of music. You’ll never be able to play dynamics well in a piece if you haven’t worked them out on your instrument.

Friday’s Tip

When you focus you CAN write/ practice/ create/ improve…

Saturday’s Tip

Marc-Andre Hamelin Practice Quote

Sunday’s Tip

Practice the elements of music individually: articulation, dynamics, tone, technique, rhythms, groove, tempos, styles, tuning, etc… And then put them together in your music.


Did you find any of these tips helpful? Let me know in the comments below. See you next week!

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