Tag Archives: preparation

Set the Bar Low for Your Next Performance

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Set the bar low for your next performance.  What?! We are taught to aim for the best possible performance. We […]


10 Ways to Not Get Bored with Your Recital Piece

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You are a good student. You practice regularly; you don’t try to cram at the last minute for your recital. […]


Got College Auditions? What You Need to Know (and the rest of us do too!)

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    It’s October, the time of year when upcoming college auditions are weighing heavily on the hearts of music […]


5 Qualities of Successful Freelance Musicians, or How to Love Your Work

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We often talk about what freelance musicians need to DO: make phone calls, send out contracts, talk to clients or […]


Practice around the Potholes with Preparation Points!

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One of my favorite practice techniques came in handy with a student today. The piece was “La Source” by Alphonse […]