Monthly Archives: May 2014

Is it Done Yet? The Final Stage of Music Learning

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This is the third in this three-part series of posts on the Three Stages of Music Learning. This post is […]


Making it Through the Messy Middle: Music Learning Stage 2

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This is the second in this three-part series of posts on the Three Stages of Music Learning. This post is […]


Do You Know the Three Stages of Music Learning?

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When you learn a new piece of music, you take it through three distinct stages of learning: First Sight, the […]


The Top 10 Reasons Why You Aren’t Practicing

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The scariest thing I found about compiling this list was that in the space of about 10 minutes I thought […]


Seven Steps to More Gigs This Summer

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Have you looked at your summer calendar lately? Do you have a full schedule of performances? Or are you hoping […]


Happy Harpist Habit #6

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I recently presented a workshop that I call “The 12 Habits of Highly Happy Harpists.” (My apologies to Stephen Covey.)  […]


Do Your Performances Have the Inevitability Factor?

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The most memorable concert I ever attended was a performance of Bach’s Goldberg Variations by pianist Edward Aldwell.  This work, […]


Living a Musical Legacy

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Each of us is a product of our upbringing. That’s no less true in music than in a family. Our […]