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Music Practice Links 17th December 2012

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We want to help you practice better. Our newsfeed will keep you up to date with regular advice. Free personal help is available in our practice clinic and new news and offers can be found in our newsletter. It's been quite a while since our last round up from the world of music practice on the web. In that time a ...

25 Music Practice Links 17th September

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We want to help you practice better. Our newsfeed will keep you up to date with regular advice. Free personal help is available in our practice clinic and new news and offers can be found in our newsletter. It seems that discussion of practice is blossoming on the web, either that or we're getting better at finding it ;) Anyway, here is ...

Ensemble planning – or lack of

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We want to help you practice better. Our newsfeed will keep you up to date with regular advice. Free personal help is available in our practice clinic and new news and offers can be found in our newsletter. We talk a lot at How To Practice about how to prepare and plan for practice. Why then do leaders and conductors of ensembles ...

Back to School – Get the most from lessons

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We want to help you practice better. Our newsfeed will keep you up to date with regular advice. Free personal help is available in our practice clinic and new news and offers can be found in our newsletter. Music lessons are important when you first start to learn an instrument. Be aware however that you need to do more than turn ...

Back to School – Listening

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We want to help you practice better. Our newsfeed will keep you up to date with regular advice. Free personal help is available in our practice clinic and new news and offers can be found in our newsletter. The best thing you can do when starting out on learning an instrument is to understand the importance of listening. More than anything ...

Back to School – Experimenting

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We want to help you practice better. Our newsfeed will keep you up to date with regular advice. Free personal help is available in our practice clinic and new news and offers can be found in our newsletter. So you've made a commitment, chosen an instrument and are now itching to get started on the fantastic journey that is learning an instrument. This is a ...

Back to School – Choosing an Instrument

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We want to help you practice better. Our newsfeed will keep you up to date with regular advice. Free personal help is available in our practice clinic and new news and offers can be found in our newsletter. You've decided you want to play. There's an instrument you like the sound and look of. Just jump right in and get one. ...

Back to School – Practice Basics

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We want to help you practice better. Our newsfeed will keep you up to date with regular advice. Free personal help is available in our practice clinic and new news and offers can be found in our newsletter. The start of the school year is a time when many people think about learning an instrument. Fantastic! As far as I'm concerned ...

Interview with Mr Rodney Mack

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A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Rodney Mack has worked under the guidance of world renowned conductors such as Leonard Bernstein, Michael Tilson Thomas, Gerard Schwarz, James DePreist, John Williams, Jesus Lopez- Cobos and Christopher Hogwood. He was awarded a fellowship at the Tanglewood Music Center where he was invited to return for ...