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Practicing Positions Other Than I and III (yikes!)

This summer, I had my students set goals. Each student has given me verbal confirmation of a skill or piece of music he or she would like to master before the school year starts- and we work on this skill

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Practice, Practice, Practice…

Well, it’s a few weeks until school. Have you been playing this summer? 🙂 Sometimes summer presents some grave barriers to the type of practice and performance associated with the school year, and it’s hard to get back into the

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Tips for Learning to Read Music

As a teacher, I essentially teach two types of students: those who must read the music in order to learn it, and those who must hear it. I’ve also found that these two camps tend to champion the particular method

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