Tag Archives: creativity

Rejecting Perfection

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Perfection has its good points, I guess. I wouldn’t know because I’ve never been there. Perfection appears to us as […]


Practice Your Musical Creativity

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Musical creativity isn’t a “yes or no” thing. It isn’t a “have it or don’t have it” kind of skill. […]


Your Creativity Engine – Is It on Idle?

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Creativity is not something we generally associate with music practice.  Our practice is more often about repetition and correction than […]


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. […]


Where Creativity Finds Direction: the Teacher-Student Partnership

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Sometimes tension is a good thing. Tension happens at the place where two opposite forces or desires meet. At that […]


Do You Practice Your Why?

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“Why?” is the biggest question in the world. It’s annoying when a toddler asks it incessantly. “Why?” is your frustration […]


Grow Your Talent Seed

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A “talent seed?” This is what I mean: Despite the six inches of snow on the ground at my house, […]


Stuck in a Rut? Change One Thing

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Today’s fast pace and shorter attention spans make it easier than ever to feel stuck in a rut. Within a […]


A Harpist’s Summer Reading List

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©iStockphoto.com/zhang bo Summer reading is a great opportunity to explore new things – new ideas, harpists, people and places, different […]