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How to Motivate Your Students to Practice (from a Teacher’s Perspective)

Motivation Most musicians realize the need for practice, even beginners. That doesn’t mean that they actually do it or that they like to do it....
What Is A Metronome

How to Use a Metronome

Learning a new instrument or a new musical piece can be quite challenging. Aside from ensuring that the notes that you are producing are...
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Learn Cello Online: Online Cello Lessons & Cello Classes

Playing the cello can be challenging at first, but it is possible to become a skilled player at any age! While traditional,...
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How to Run an Effective Practice Session

Practicing is a way of life for musicians. It begins the first time you pick up your instrument as a beginner and continues throughout...
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Should You Buy or Rent a Musical Instrument?

With rental season starting soon, you may be wondering whether you should be buying or renting an instrument. The answer is not simple and usually requires...

Why Every Cellist Should Study Popper Cello Etudes

If you play the cello and you want to improve your technique, Popper is here to save you. The High School of Cello Playing...
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How to Get Musical Instrument Insurance

Buying your first stringed instrument is fun and exciting experience. However, losing your wonderful sounding stringed instrument due to theft or damage can be detrimental....
Best Selling Musical Instrument

What Is the World’s Best Selling Musical Instrument?

When considering what the world's best selling musical instrument is, there are multiple factors to consider. Since instrument prices vary, you can't just look...
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Applying the 80/20 Principle to Practice

There is a concept that has been used for a couple hundred years in a variety of fields (Italian real estate ownership, pea plant...
music practice coach - lance laduke

5 Tools You Need for an Effective Practice Session

We want to improve at playing our instruments. We know that practice is essential. We generally know our strengths and weaknesses. We have a...

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15 Most Expensive Violins

15 Most Expensive Violins in the World

Dubbed as one of the most expressive instruments, the violin creates a lot of stories from its tone alone. But there are more stories...
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