Part of productive practicing is working with yourself. You have to practice when you practice best.
That way, you won’t waste time or energy. And you can still reach all of the same goals you set for yourself. Continue reading “How to Practice Best”
As a flute and piccolo player, I read ledger lines a lot. Pretty much every piece of music goes above the staff. And some even go slightly below the staff.
But the flute goes pretty high. And some of those ledger lines can be hard to read. That’s why you should know how to read ledger lines with ease.
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Whether you’re a beginner or a professional musician, you need to practice music. Let me rephrase that. You need to practice music well.
In our busy lives, it can be hard to practice “enough.” But if you know how to practice music efficiently, you won’t feel like you have to practice as much to get the same results. Continue reading “How to Practice Music Well”
I’ll be honest and say that I’ve always been a little type A. Organization has always come naturally to me. So as I got older, it only made sense for me to create (and use) a music binder.
Up until I transferred to my undergrad, I was never required to make a music binder. But I was so happy to have a place to keep everything. And even now, I still use a music binder. Continue reading “How to Organize a Music Binder”