Tag Archives: how to practice

Can Harry Potter Play Piano?

I don’t think so, but Jarrod Radnich can.  Here is an awesome performance of a popular song.  Watching a performance is a great way to get yourself in the mood to practice.  Or even to reward yourself for a good … Continue reading

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Firework by Katy Perry

This month I worked with a lot of my teenage students to find “current” music that they wanted to learn to play.  It can be difficult to find pieces that excite them from a repertoire of classical music and traditional … Continue reading

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Practicing Tips – Top 10

Top 10 Practice Tips Before you practice, drink a glass of water and run around the block. Set a regular time and use it – don’t “cram.” Associate your practice time with something: ie. after breakfast, right before bed, at … Continue reading

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Nine Blind Mice

Looking for a piece with universal appeal?   Try this one out.  We actually had a visitor to our home notice this on the piano and sit down and want to learn it.  After about 15 minutes of being totally absorbed … Continue reading

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Quick Tips for Parents

Are you a parent who wants to help your child succeed at lessons, but is not quite sure how to do it?  Here are 5 quick tips that will help you and your child succeed at the practice game. Have … Continue reading

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