Hitting the Plateau–and What to Do About It

I get comments like these in my email inbox occasionally: "It's been really difficult to get my daughter to sit down and practice for the past couple weeks." "My son is talking about quitting because he says it's too hard." "We have been struggling to keep our daughter interested in piano." These examples are issues … Continue reading Hitting the Plateau–and What to Do About It

Practice Habits and Tips

I sent this out as an email in October 2015, but wanted to publish an easy to find reference here. I've talked with most of my students about practice habits, especially when looking at a new piece. My overall goal when I sit down to look at something new is to play it correctly THE … Continue reading Practice Habits and Tips