Do you struggle to make progress in the practice room? Consider how to set goals for your practice so that you can push past your plateau!
If you don’t know how to set goals for your practice, you can waste a lot of time. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be that way.
Read on to learn more about how to set goals as a musician.
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If you’re looking to improve your skills and push yourself, participating in a music competition is a great idea. You can learn a lot, and you may be able to advance or win the whole thing.
But if you want even a slight chance of that, you need to know how to prepare for the competition. Then, you can keep from wasting time and not giving the best performance or recording possible.
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Spring may be the big audition season for schools and some professional groups. But you can use some good audition tips all year. Whether you want to join a community band or go to grad school, you may need to audition.
Knowing how to prepare and get through it can make it less scary. Then, you can enjoy the process and perhaps even look forward to it. Read on to learn more!
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When the world shut down in March 2020, that included music venues and groups. Now that things are starting to return to normal (at least in the US), you may need to start practicing after a break from playing.
But how should you go about it? What if you haven’t touched your instrument in a year? You can get back into practicing after a break, whether that break lasted a week or a year.
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So you have a recital coming up, or you need to plan one. How can you use your music practice sessions to help?
Giving a recital isn’t easy, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Consider how you can start planning now so that your next recital goes off without a hitch!
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