Why is slow practice important?
Practicing slowly is vital skill to develop when learning any instrument. As a flute player and teacher this is something I utilize every single day in order to improve my own playing but also my students playing. Read this blog post to find out my tips for practicing slowly! #slowpractice #slowdown #musiceducation #fluteteacher #flute #musicteaching
5 ways to actively develop your piano students' aural skills
A piano teacher recently wrote to us with a question: 'I have a 9 year old piano student who just doesn't seem to hear his mistakes. He happily continues on through missed notes, missed sharps, wrong notes... even if one hand is in a completely different key! Because he doesn't hear his mistakes, he doesn't stop to correct himself, so I feel as though I'm constantly interrupting him and I really don't want to discourage him. Any ideas? Developing Piano Kids' Listening Skills For some ...