The most efficient way to memorise a piece is to use the one which proceeds in an error free manner
Great teachers are great learners
Sound is not simply what we hear or play, but equally a feeling in the body
Achieving consistent performance is not about working harder, practicing for longer or exposing yourself to an increasing number of concerts, auditions or competitions; rather it is about developing the mental toughness which will enable you to be a more resilient performer.
There is no such thing as failure, only feedback
The underlying aim of practice . .is to create certainty through the development of high-quality listening.
If you have fun when you practice, you may also learn more and perform better
What you think affects how you feel, and how you feel affects how you perform. If you can change your thinking, then you can change how you perform.
Practising is the process of taking a task that seems difficult and doing it repeatedly, over days and weeks until you are able to do it well, and easily.
The fear of not being perfect drives musicians to overpractice and practice without joy.