Practice Time

We have lunchtime, bath time, snack time, and so on. Now that your child is learning to play piano, it’s practice time. But what does that involve? How do you get the tasks done and keep it fun? Just like any of the “times” above, it occurs everyday. Sometimes more than once. Practice must then […]

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Who is the Practice Monster?

This week I have invited private students, along with Sunbeams 2 and 3 students, to attend a workshop entitled Calming the Practice Monster. And although it sounds silly, the practice monster is real. He is the anxiety you face when you have a new song to work on. He is the nerves you encounter before a […]

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Practise like the Pros

I’ve stumbled upon a few radio interviews (check them out here) with great performers, some Canadian gems. I find it weird (okay, kinda appalling) that some were bribed with candy to practice as a child. I may have a pizza party now and then, but sorry, I won’t be handing out sugary junk every time […]

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