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Exam Prep: What to do, what to do

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 8:23 PM

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 …

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Begin with the Blues

  • Tuesday, June 5, 2018 11:01 AM

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…

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Spring Clean Your Practise Regime

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 6:01 PM

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.



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Horrible Sight-reading for Lovely People

  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018 3:33 PM

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…

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How Duets Can Inspire Your Students

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 9:27 PM

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…

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