Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Three Steps to Memorization

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“Please memorize this for next lesson.” These are words that send chills through many musicians. Do you dread playing from […]


My Emergency Practice Plan in Action

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Somehow I lost the last month. I had great intentions and a well-crafted practice plan, but it just didn’t work. […]


Musings on the Canon

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It wasn’t the bride’s fault that she picked the steamiest day imaginable for her lovely garden wedding. But there I […]


Summer String Survival Tips

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We just finished another fun week here at Harp in the Mountains. Harp camp is always fun, and this year […]


Concentration? 100%

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As I am writing this, I am beginning another year’s Harp In The Mountains Festival. This is the seventh year […]


The Perfect Practice Recipe

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Have you ever been stumped trying to figure out how to organize your practice? Sometimes it’s because we have too […]


A Little Help From My Friends

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It was a little over a year ago that I started blogging at Harp Mastery. My idea in starting the […]


Can’t Practice? Ten Tips for Getting It Done

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At Harpmastery Day in June, my friend and colleague Candace Lark and I co-presented a workshop on “Practice Strategies for […]