Monthly Archives: February 2014

Insights from the Kaleidoscope Challenge

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Recently, a group of dedicated harpists and I finished the “Kaleidoscope Challenge.”“Kaleidoscope Challenge.” This online challenge was 4 weeks of […]


Do You Do Positive Practice?

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Positive Practice is something I work on for myself and for my students. I define it as practice that is […]


What is Musicality?

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What is musicality? Is it something you are born with, or something you can develop? And if you can develop […]


Creating Practice Space – Do You Know What You Need?

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Do you have practice space? Not just a space where you can practice, but space in your life for practice. […]


Facing Challenges in Your Music? Don’t Watch the Olympics!

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Are you facing musical challenges? Maybe you can’t get your fingers to behave properly, or your sightreading is too slow. […]


Why Fingering is Important – No Matter What Instrument You Play!

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We know fingering is important. We write it in our music, our students’ music. And then we follow those directions […]


What are Your Musical Values?

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What are your musical values? After listening to a discussion on business values, it occurred to me that perhaps I […]


How You SHOULD be Using Your Metronome!

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The metronome. I can see my students repress a shudder each time I reach for it in their lessons. I […]