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Music Practice Tips
5 minutes | Dec 18, 2016
Playing With Your Eyes Closed
There are three main benefits to playing with your eyes closed: * Keyboard Geography * Shutting off one of your senses * You can be wherever you want to be In this podcast, I break down these benefits and talk about how they can be used in the practice room!
4 minutes | Dec 9, 2016
Mess Around on Occassion
Is it okay to muck around at the piano? It’s fun right? It’s okay to have fun right? I must admit, the importance of having a schedule that allows for “messing around” is a bit understated in this podcast 🙂
4 minutes | Dec 3, 2016
Make Less Mistakes in Your Practice
I can hear you already, you’re probably thinking “Yea, of course, make less mistakes that’s obvious”. However, a common saying goes “it’s okay to make mistakes”… So is it? This can be confusing for some people, so I recorded this podcast to break it down.
6 minutes | Nov 26, 2016
Repertoire – give your students some choice
Your students have beautiful sounds in their head that they desperately want to create. Let them! Choosing repertoire is one of the toughest, important challenges for a teacher, especially in the later stages. If it’s too hard, a student will get disheartened fast and if they don’t like it, they can develop a negative relationship with the piano. If there’s one thing I’d like you to take away from today’s podcast it’s this. “Your student probably has sounds in their head that they want to create. Find out what they are and help them make those sounds.” flitter over to twitter so we can chitter (in other words follow me 😉 ) have a look at my facebook to keep in touch and such. leave a review of my podcast. If you do it will surely last! Check out my previous podcast about practising backwards
2 minutes | Nov 19, 2016
Practising piano backwards may seem a little Unintuitive… But further thought reveals that it actually makes a lot of sense.
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