7 Highly Effective Habits for Guitar Lesson Practice

Learning to play guitar is rewarding and fun. It’s also a commitment, so developing effective practice habits can turn your commitment into a passion, a strong hobby, or even a career! When you are taking guitar lessons and working on what your teacher assigned, you consider the following recommendations to make the most out of

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Constructive Repetitions Dont Waste Time

Stop Timing Your Piano Practice!   This article details an effective music instrument practice methodology, constructive repetitions, that gets piano students away from looking at the clock and more involved in constructive repetitions and efficient practice.   Piano Teacher As a piano teacher, it’s difficult not to tell students, “You should practice x number of

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Practice Techniques – Smarter Not Harder

Practice smarter, not harder This is for the parent whose student is struggling to get past a piece and feel they’ve hit a wall.   Most practice is the following: Repetition – Play the same spot over and over again. Muscle memory – You play what’s in your memory and what “feels” right. Mixed –

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Adult Music Lessons – Learning From Myself

Recently, I wrote a blog about giving lessons to adult students.  However, I also happen to be an adult that is currently taking lessons.  Being a student myself has actually taught me a lot about teaching and has given me a great new perspective on music lessons. Adult Music Lessons I have taken lessons before

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