Friday Favourites

Plenty of musical goodness for you this week, including responses to the BBC Young Musician of the Year final, and some rather appearance-ist reviews from Glyndbourne. And that’s without all the usual blog posts for teachers and learners alike. Posts on learning Slaying-the-dragon (Practicing the Piano) – “Piano playing can never be an Read more…

Friday Favourites

  Is it finally starting to feel like summer where you are? It’s definitely getting sunnier and warmer here. If you’re not out enjoying the sunshine this friday night, here’s a round up of the best of the blogs this week Posts on learning The myth of the perfect performance (Erica Read more…

Friday Favourites

Hoorah! I actually have Friday Favourites up this week 🙂  Enjoy some of the best of the web while you slob around (after you’ve done your music practice, of course!)   Posts on learning The Fine Art of Page Turning (Cross-Eyed Pianist) – ““You read music! You play the piano! You Read more…

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  Good news, everyone! Normal service should be resumed from now on!   Posts on learning How to Get Those Distracting Thoughts Out of Your Head When You’re Trying to Practice (Bulletproof Musician) – Did you know it’s normal to get distracted? It’s true! And, as a bonus, you can Read more…

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Looks a lot like the theme of the week is practicing, doesn’t it? I’ve even been hard at it, trying to get ready for the Edinburgh Competition Festival in a fourtnight, and some of these tips have been really helping.   Posts on learning Efficient Practising for Busy People (Practicing Read more…

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I hope you have better plans tonight than reading music blog posts (with it being Valentine’s Day and all), but even if you’re loved up tonight, enjoy the best of the blogs over the weekend.   Posts on learning Is This the Key to Being Less “Robotic” on Stage? (Bulletproof Read more…

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I’ll be honest, it’s been a long month, but now, a new year is well under way, and so are the best blog posts about music and music teaching!   Posts on learning 3 Elements of Showmanship (The Musicians’ Way) – Find out what three traits you should be developing Read more…

Friday Favourites

It’s been a quiet week in the blogosphere. I guess everyone is getting ready for Christmas! If you are, I hope you’re also taking time to enjoy the season and reflect too. Haven’t done that yet? Grab a cuppa and have a read of these gems. Posts on learning Words Read more…

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Advent begins this weekend, and with it so does the season of Christmas carols and winter concerts. Stay tuned for an advent series on the history of Christmas song. For singers this can be a trying time of year, so stay warm and hydrated. If you’re not out tonight, take Read more…