Category Archives: Practicing

Get Some New Ears! Why You’re Listening Wrong

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Get new ears? You might need them. Have you ever been surprised by a comment from someone else about your […]


Sharpen Your Focus – 3 Quick Tips

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Focus. The word always reminds of that amazing moment in the eye doctor’s office when he adjusts the machine in […]


2 Steps to Make Every Practice Session More Productive

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You put your instrument down and stretch your arms. Shake out your hands. Rub your neck. That feels good. You […]


Want a Great Lesson? 3 Must-Know Tips!

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Did you have a great lesson this week? I recently wrote an article for Harp Column magazine titled “Gold Star […]


In a Practice Rut? 7 Ways to Make Your Practice More Creative

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Are you in a practice rut, feeling a little bored, unproductive or unchallenged? We all get into a rut occasionally. […]


Create Your Perfect Practice Routine

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  They say that perfect practice makes perfect. But are we all looking for “perfect?” For most of us, we […]


Why Hands Together Doesn’t Work

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Playing hands together instead of hands separately is always a challenge. But why should it be so much more difficult? […]


Taking a Vacation from Practice

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When you took your last vacation did you take your instrument with you? I heard an alarming statistic the other […]


What Will You Accomplish This Summer?

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What do you want to accomplish this summer? Will you just get a nice tan or will you be more […]


Is it a Mistake or a Symptom?

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Mistakes are easy to spot. We hear a wrong note, an incorrect accidental or rhythm. We can feel it – […]