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- The Extreme Piano Guide, or 31+1 Ways to Improve Your Practice Time
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- The 5 C's of Learning Piano Technique
- 30+1 Ways to Help You Memorize Music Flawlessly
- 15 Ways to Add 10-Minute Practice Blocks to your Routine
- Organize Your Practice Time Like a Stage Director
- 10 Ways to Help You Get a Fresh Start With Summer Practice Assignments
- The One-Page Guide to Collaborative Piano Playing
Monday, August 27, 2007
As the academic year looms at the end of the summer, hordes of pianists return to the keyboard after a season of well-earned (and sometimes ill-advised) rest. With this yearly migration back to the 88 keys comes a desire to make more of our practice time, to excel in new and interesting ways, and to build that well-honed performance that will engage audiences and hopefully win a competition or two. Here is my seasonal contribution: a selection of articles I've written in the last while on both playing and teaching piano. May the 07-08 musical season be a successful one for both performers and audiences.