The new year means new goals and resolutions for people in all walks of life. For musicians, those resolutions can focus on practicing or professional development.
Are you looking for tips and ideas for how to set goals for the year? Or do you need some inspiration for the goals to set? Keep reading for all of that and more! Continue reading “Musical New Year’s Resolutions and Goals”
Many musicians do what they do because they love sharing music with others. One of the best ways to do that is with a music recital!
If you want or need to give a recital soon, you should know how to plan and execute the performance. From choosing music to scheduling a venue, a lot goes into giving a successful recital. Continue reading “How to Plan and Execute a Music Recital”
Flute is one of the oldest instruments, so it makes sense that there would be a huge list of solo flute repertoire available. But the selection can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to look.
Luckily, you can narrow down your choices with a few considerations. Of course, there’s your playing level, but there are tons of other factors that can affect your choices. Continue reading “How to Choose Solo Flute Repertoire”
You pull out your instrument and go to practice. But you end up wasting time deciding what to work on. So you refer to your music practice log to inform your practice session.
Practicing can be exciting but also stressful for many musicians. You have to figure out what to practice, and you may not get everything done. Continue reading “How to Use a Music Practice Log”
You have a performance or recording coming up. And you’re far from ready, but you don’t have much time to practice. So you grab your practice planner and get to work.
It sounds like a nightmare situation. But our busy, modern world means musicians can’t spend all day practicing. Continue reading “Should You Use a Practice Planner?”