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Setting up a functional music practice room

Posted by Eliza Bourgault du Coudray on April 13, 2019 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)

We've all heard the old adage that "practice makes perfect" but have you ever considered how the environment may affect your practice? Is your music room promoting productive practice habits or is stopping you in your tracks? In this article I offer a few basic tips on how to organise and set up your practice room to optimise your environment for music practice.


1. Have an actual music room

For some, this can be easier said than done. The basic idea behin...

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How long should my child practise for?

Posted by Eliza Bourgault du Coudray on March 6, 2019 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Some kids willingly go to their instruments and take their own initiative regarding their music practice. For others, practice seems to be a chore, and it is not always easy to get them to play their instrument. As a teacher, I can easily see which students have put in the work over the week, and I can just as easily see when no progress has been made. In this article, I will outline the importance of music practice, provide some general guidelines regarding how long a child should practise t...

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