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Practice Tips
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Updated: Sep 7, 2012

Top 5 habits for effective music practice

Habit 1: Click here to find out why you should always play with 100% correct notes, right from the first time

Habit 2: Click here to find out why it is essential to have clear targets for every practice session

Habit 3: Click here to find why practicing by event supports your learning far better than having a set practice time

Habit 4: Click here to find out how to double or triple your rate of progress with regular reviews

Habit 5: It needs to be done... but how do you do it effectively? Click here to find out the advantages and pitfalls of slow practice



Helpful Articles and Websites:


Flute:

How to Fix a Breathy Tone

Clarinet:

Clarinet Clinic from University of Memphis

Saxophone:

Daily Grind Saxophone Practice Technique

Trumpet:

Tips on Everything from Buzzing to Vibrato to Performance Preparation

Low Brass:

Playing Legato on the Trombone

Percussion:

5 Stroke Roll

9 Stroke Roll

17 Stroke Roll