Almost everyone wants to play a musical instrument but the biggest hurdle is finding the key to unlock the discipline for a daily practice routine. In this blog post and correlating short video, I share my favorite practice advice and you will learn 3 things to help you unlock your practicing success. Learn:
1- The magic power to this simple advice: You don't have to like something to do it.
2- What comes & goes in life and why this matters.
3- The three things that practicing your instrument is really for:
What is your favorite practice advice? Please let us know in the comments below - Thanks!
Welcome to my little video titled "Mini Toilet Plungers (+ FUNNEST Way Ever to Teach Pizzicato & Harmonics!)" in just 2 minutes and 26 seconds I share the funnest way ever to teach left hand pizzicato or harmonics + some fantastic philosophy & resources to help your students reach their potential and keep your creative juices flowing. You will learn 3 things in this video:
"Hey? Where can I get these cute plungers?"
They are called Party Plungers and on Amazon for about $9 (click this link to find).
What do you do to add creativity and fun to your teaching?
Please let us know in the comments below, thanks!
Ah yes, chocolate - this marvelous part of the human experience has made it's way into my studio for a playful challenge that I offer as a 2-way street to my students. In "The Chocolate Challenge (YES! this is as fun as it sounds)" you will learn a neat way to add some personality into your teaching and help your student find a new potential in themselves in 7 days.
What do you do to create challenge and incentive in your studio? Let us know in the comments below, Thanks!
Hi! It's me, Heather. I absolutely love working on the Music for Young Violinists project and all the many facets: blogging, website, music, teaching materials, freebies, videos, newsletter and giveaway contests. The best part is connecting with you so feel free to drop me a line. You can learn more about me on the "ABOUT" page. Thanks!