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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
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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
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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
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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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Podcast: Achieving Radically Efficient Practice

There's another way to the top. Modacity CEO and Founder, Marc Gelfo, was featured on James Newcomb's MusicPreneur podcast. In it, they discuss his background as a professional orchestral musician and what he's learned about efficient practice during his not-so-typical road to success. Marc achieved success…
Marc Gelfo
January 17, 2018
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Getting in the Mood & Staying Motivated to Practice

Keeping practice effective, but more importantly, fun. Practice is incredibly important for success. Making sure you're staying motivated to practice is crucial for reaching your goals. In fact, being motivated and enthusiastic actually changes your brain chemistry, enhancing your learning and helping you progress faster.…
Marc Gelfo
January 17, 2018
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Why Practice is so Important for Success

What it means to practice effectively. Modacity's core mission is to help musicians and other skill learners to increase their practice effectiveness. We know how hard it can be to stick with something - especially when it starts to get difficult. That's why we believe…
Marc Gelfo
January 12, 2018

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