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Monthly Archives: October 2009
Tweet I’ve been searching for the perfect practice and workout logging tools. I’ve spent a little too much at the iTunes app store only to realize how powerful the free Google Calendar is. I setup multiple calendars, each with different … Continue reading
Tweet Greatness is a congruence. Greatness is achieved through the congruence of mental parts. All mental voices and dynamics come to an agreement and work together to produce a single outcome. This causes true synergy to happen and the path … Continue reading
Tweet Performing in the Zone Performing in The Zone by Jon Gorrie is a book to help ease and manipulate performance anxiety. It follows the lineage of Mental Toughness, The Inner Game of Music, and other books in the genre. … Continue reading
Tweet Why do conductors change things at the gig? I don’t mean just musical aspects, but perhaps location for players or the choreography – entering and exiting or setting up. While in graduate school I was playing with a chamber … Continue reading
Tweet This post is part of the Teachers Certification Map’s “lessons from the field”, a series of posts featuring passionate, inspiring educators from across the country discussing some of the lessons that they have learned over the years that would … Continue reading
Tweet This is a re-post from March but I find myself using these pencils so often it’s worth repeating. I own about 6 of them and keep around my apartment and at the different schools I teach at. Us musicians … Continue reading
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Tweet I was at the Chicago Marathon Expo at McCormick Place on Saturday with a friend who was registering for the marathon. There were many companies and shops setup with lots of cool stuff! Two things I loved (and purchased) … Continue reading
Tweet Several years ago I was doing a church gig. It was a small orchestra with a volunteer chorus behind the ensemble. At the REHEARSAL, an elderly lady dropped her music right behind me. The music was easy and I … Continue reading
Tweet 5 misconceptions about practicing from How To Pratice.com
Tweet Here’s an Excel file I made a while ago. Behance – Creative, organizing, and productivity notebooks Of course, don’t overlook the usefulness of a traditional composition notebook. Musicians Practice Planner Also check notebooks by Gold Fibre
Tweet •3 minutes Warmups • Long bowing • Frog-tip (from Sevcik) •3 minutes scales •2 minutes arpeggios •2 minutes scales / arpeggios with bow – tip exercise •10 / 10 Book – 10 minute teach, 10 minutes practice •15 Orchestra … Continue reading
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