The weather has been very dramatic here this week, but not so the blogosphere – I think everyone must be on holiday! If you’re not, do enjoy a good cuppa or an icecream while having a read of these gems. For more news-y articles and updates through the week, you can follow @discoversinging on twitter.
How Can I Help My Child Be Successful in Piano Lessons? (Teach Piano Today) – Here’s a great list of tips for parents as to how to help their child when taking music lessons.
How Much Piano Practice is Enough? (ClassicalMel) – A great article with some key tips on how to practice effectively.
(New!) Measure Cards (Pianimation) – Find learning rhythm boring? Not any more!
Missed the gold mine… (La Dona’s Music Studio) – Not only do I want the item in the picture on the right, but the one on the left would make a great group activity for school or small group music lessons.
Saving Money on Expensive Music Software (Music Matters) – A really useful post, not just for finding free and open source music software, but any software you might need.
My Book on Practicing is Born! (Beyond the Notes) – I love the idea from this blogger of a coffee table book about practicing. Maybe one day I’ll have one for my waiting room? (When I have a waiting room!)
Finally, fresh from a new blog find this week, BloodyHELLBrennan brings you an Edinburgh Fringe Survivial guide and a brilliant post about how tough life can be as an actor.