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Practicing

Note Taking – Tips & Strategies for Musicians

Keeping a practice journal is a standard piece of advice for musicians that's basically gospel. Why? Well, keeping a written record of your practice and performance is important for keeping track of your improvements.  Just like a ship’s captain keeps notes on the weather and…
Marc Gelfo
May 31, 2018
Practicing

5 Music Practice Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Everybody makes mistakes, right? While this is true, all serious musicians seek mastery. And you should be enabled to practice in a way that's efficient and helps you to avoid making mistakes. We like to think that simply sitting down to practice is good. But…
Marc Gelfo
May 22, 2018
Practicing

5 Common Pain Points Among Musicians

Many musicians in the industry suffer from a variety of pain points. These can range from physical pain to lack of focus during practice sessions. Consequently, while these problems are frustrating, it's crucial to realize they're part of a greater learning process. If you practice…
Marc Gelfo
February 25, 2018
Practicing

4 Steps to Relaxing During Practice

Practicing for extended periods of time can often cause physical tension. And if you search Quora looking for tips on how to relax during practice, you may come across suggestions like yoga for improved body alignment, Alexander Technique for improved body “use," or conscious awareness…
Marc Gelfo
February 4, 2018
Practicing

How Deliberate Practice Helps Musicians Learn Faster

Deliberate practice is like the scientific method for music. Practice is incredibly important for success, but it's not simply about how much time you practice, it's about how you practice. After years of struggling with music, I started applying deliberate practice and other scientific approaches to…
Marc Gelfo
January 23, 2018
Practicing

Practice Techniques to Improve Your Singing

It's all about how you practice. It's incredibly common to hear the phrase "practice makes perfect," but did you know there's a right way to practice? Whether you’ve been singing all your life, or are just starting out, it’s important to approach singing with as…
Marc Gelfo
January 18, 2018

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