Tag Archives: habits

Consistency: My Word for 2018

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My guide word for 2018: Consistency. I suppose you could call it a New Year’s resolution, but for me it’s […]


Eliminate the Negative – 3 Bad Habits to Stop Now

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“Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative…” These motivational words are the opening lyrics of a 1945 song by Harold Arlen […]


Are You Ready to Burst Your Bubble?

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Have you ever thought about a simple soap bubble? It’s a beautiful and amazing creation, air trapped in layers of […]


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.)  […]


The Seven Habits of Highly Satisfied Harpists

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  With my apologies to Stephen Covey, I offer here seven habits that you need to develop to truly achieve […]


The Three Necessary Stages of Memorization, Part 1

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  It is easy to know when we don’t have a piece memorized. It is more difficult to know when […]


Sitting Pretty: Check Your Harp Posture

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Posture is arguably the most important physical factor in playing any instrument. It is the first thing our teachers teach […]


Fear: What Are You Afraid Of?

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Fear is a part of everything we do. And in music performance we confront our fears daily. Unfortunately, sometimes it […]


3 Cool Metronome Techniques

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The metronome is an essential tool for any musician. It can help you build your rhythmic confidence and keep a […]


7 Ways to Eliminate Distraction and Get Focused

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Distraction is one of my major problems, and I suspect I am not alone. When I was a young music […]