How to Practice Consistently

In order to improve as a musician, you have to practice consistently. It’s much better to practice for fifteen minutes every day than to practice for an hour once or twice per week.

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It took me years to learn that consistent practice was necessary to really up my level of playing. I noticed that pieces I had memorized slipped away if I didn’t maintain them. That means that muscle memory for fundamentals must be similar. Continue reading “How to Practice Consistently”

How Much Should You Practice?

It’s the question that has plagued musicians for years. How much should you practice? The answer to that question is complicated. Your ideal amount of practice will depend on a lot of factors.

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I want to share some of those factors with you guys. That way, you can make an informed decision regarding your practice schedule. Continue reading “How Much Should You Practice?”

Productivity in the Winter

I don’t know about you, but winter is my least favorite season. It always has been, and it probably always will be. I hate the cold, well, the cold winds. Snow and ice don’t help either. So my productivity in the winter drops considerably.

Hannah B Flute | Productivity in the Winter

In high school, I started to develop an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. My body started attacking its own healthy cells in my thyroid, and that caused my thyroid to stop doing its job of controlling my metabolism.

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Going Back to Music School

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably saw my post about starting my masters degree. I still can’t believe I’m going back to school, but I’m also very excited. That being said, I want to share some things I’ve learned so far about graduate music school.

 

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First, I want to talk about making the decision to earn a masters in music. While you probably have your own reasons either way, I want to share my reasons to help anyone who’s on the fence about doing a masters. Continue reading “Going Back to Music School”