Tag Archives: technique

The Way You Do the Thing You Do: Mechanics, Technique and Method

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Have you ever thought about how you play music, about how you do what you do? It’s not just about […]


Revolutionize Your Practice by Learning from the Inside Out

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When you think about it, “inside out” starts in the most important part, the center. Consider the maze in this […]


Don’t Be a Grumpy Musician! The 7 Steps to Staying Happy

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As the weeks rush toward the busy holiday season, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed out. So many performances, […]


Are You Missing a Piece?

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Do you feel like you’re missing something, like there is something that’s stopping you from making the musical progress you’re […]


Clearing Up the Technique Mystique

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What is your technique? Which method do you play? Which of those potentially conflicting factions do you belong to? Like […]


The Busy Harpist’s Checklist

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Last week on the blog, I wrote about things that busy professional harpists have learned that every harpist could benefit […]


The Top Seven Reasons You Need Kaleidoscope Practice

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What is Kaleidoscope Practice? Kaleidoscope Practice is my system for approaching your daily practice with the “finish” in mind. Whether […]


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 […]


No Teacup Pinkies!

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We all know that the harp is a four-finger instrument. Our pinkies are just too short to be useful, no […]


Sightreading in Slow Gear? The Three Things You Must Fix

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Sightreading too slow? Learn the three critical factors that may be holding you back.