May 18, 2016

I think possibly the biggest problem learning musicians (and even the pros) face is actually what they expect of themselves. No one can really blame anyone, because we always only see the “finished product” when seeing musicians perform...

March 3, 2016

It always seems like our heroes are on some other plane of existence, doesn’t it? What magic elixir did these guys and gals drink to transcend them to such incredible musical heights?

As someone who has been doing this for awhile, but i...

November 25, 2015

“What does it take to make my child a better practicer, and musician overall?” This is a question on a lot of minds of parents with their kids in lessons. When you’re a music teacher, your job is to find ways to make the best musicians y...

November 4, 2015

 

There’s a particular place a lot of students end up in that I’m sure a lot of music teachers know all too well. I’ve always called it “Practice Purgatory” and if there’s a time a student will drop off, this is usually the time. It’s a t...