Exam Prep: What to do, what to do
Exam season is on us once more and once again – practice becomes that little bit less enjoyable and that little bit more fraught.
So – how do you prepare for an …Continue Reading
Begin with the Blues
For some teachers and students jazz and improvisation isn’t something that appears in lessons or even on their radar. I do wonder whether part of it is that classical music is…Continue Reading
Spring Clean your Practise Regime
Ok – so maybe regime isn’t the right word. But with Spring (apparently) around the corner, now’s a great time to get yourself practising better.
Horrible Sight Reading for Lovely People
Everyone (except me) hates sight-reading!
Or at least all of my students insist that this *must* be the case.
But sight-reading doesn’t have scary (or di…Continue Reading
Ahh… the duet point in any tuition book. How many teachers skip over these because they know most students dread to play them.
Although they can be difficult to do – duets actually can be really good…Continue Reading