Category Archives: Practice Clinic

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Music Practice Clinic

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Looking for some help with your music practice? Then you've come to the right place. Whether you play guitar, piano, flute or kazoo we can help you practice more effectively. Simply fill in the form below and click submit and we will get back to you with some specific advice for your situation. The advice is ...

Facebook Music Practice Clinic

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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. Are you a member of the How To Practice Facebook group? You are? Great! You're in with a chance of being selected for the Practice Clinic we have ...

Money, money, money

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Would you like to be the subject of a future practice clinic? Contact us with any practice problems and we'd be happy to help. No, not an Abba song but a question submitted to the Practice Clinic by a young and enthusiastic musician: Can you tell me how to earn money as a musician? Our reply: Wow, you're very keen and obviously ...

A Question of Timing

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Would you like to be the subject of a future practice clinic? Contact us with any practice problems and we'd be happy to help. Like many students taking their first steps in learning an instrument today's subject has problems with rhythm. I would like to play with better with timing and rhythm. Counting and using the metronome correctly. Our ...

Variety, to be more accurate

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Would you like to be the subject of a future practice clinic? Contact us with any practice problems and we'd be happy to help. Is music your day job? Do you play for a living? Chances are that you are one of the vast majority of musicians who has a day job where you don't play. This creates ...

Mature Motivation

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Would you like to be the subject of a future practice clinic? Contact us with any practice problems and we'd be happy to help. Practice is not just an issue for young learners. Older, more experienced musicians can face dilemma's too as a recent contact to the clinic put it: I am hopeless with routine because I am ...

Learning to listen

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When most people think about music practice they have an image of a musician with their instrument pulling their hair out at tricky passages. There are a few things wrong with this image. Firstly practice does not always require an instrument. Secondly this image assumes that much pre-practice preparation has already been completed. This preparation will ...

Dealing with Pre-concert nerves

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Nerves are something that a great number of musicians suffer from. The prospect of being on show for all to see, any mistakes being amplified can be very daunting for some. We've had a number of submissions to the practice clinic asking for help dealing with these pre-concert nerves. Typical of the questions we receive is this from a ...

Practice Help

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On the face of it music practice is very simple. However once you scratch the surface and begin to realise that no two people will practice in the same way or have the same requirements you being to realise that it is a vast subject. So where can you go for more specific help with YOUR practice ...

Christmas Concert Preparation

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We're getting to that time of year that some musicians refer to as 'silly season' - too many concerts, too much music to learn and too little time. If you are a musician, teacher or director feeling this way don't worry, there are lots of other musicians out there in exactly the same boat. We were contacted ...