Why You Need HARD Goals

I’ve written before about SMART goals, but last year, I came across the idea of HARD goals, and it was a bit of a revelation. What are HARD goals? HARD goals are big goals. They’re not manageable, or realistic; instead, they’re: Heartfelt – something that you really want to achieve. Read more…

The Mythical Grade 8

Grade 8 is the highest available graded instrumental exam. For parents and students alike, it can seem like a glowing light in the distance – a magical target that once achieved will bestow the mythical status of ‘musician’ on anyone who can reach it. Here are 8 myths about reaching Grade 8: Read more…