Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Practice of Thanksgiving

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Do you practice Thanksgiving, practice giving thanks? I write a lot about practicing on this blog. In fact, there are […]


Fill Your Technique Toolbox

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Is your technique toolbox well stocked? In the last post, I wrote about the three things you need to work […]


Improve Your Playing by Working in These Three Areas

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The truth is that there are only three things you need to work on to improve your playing. These things […]


Is Your Hand Centered? Why You Need to Find Out!

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Is your hand centered? Often I will have a student complain to me that their fourth finger is weak, or […]


5 Reasons Holiday Music is a Great Teaching Tool

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Holiday music is always part of my students’ lessons at this time of year. Often it’s just fun for them […]


The Pursuit of Mastery

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The pursuit of mastery bears gifts. – Gary Keller, The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results I […]


So How Was the Concert?

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The concert is over. I pack up the harp, drive home and anticipate the first question I will hear as […]


Macro Practice – the Big Picture

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Have you ever felt bored or frustrated with trying to perfect all the details when you practice? This is necessary […]