Practice Tips for Teachers, Students and Their Parents, Part 2

by Leila Viss Leila Viss generates creative-based, tech-savvy instruction and resources for her private studio, the University of Denver’s Piano Preparatory Program, LeilaViss.com, 88 Creative Keys events, music industry magazines, and frequent speaking engagements. This article was originally posted here at leilaviss.com on August 29, 2019, and is reprinted with permission. As music teachers, we […]

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Taking the Mystery Out of Memorization

By. Chrissy Ricker, NCTM www.chrissyricker.com Will your students be participating in recitals, festivals, or competitions this year? If so, chances are that they will be required to memorize some, if not all, of their music for these events. Performing from memory is a relatively new practice in the history of music. Prior to 1800, performers […]

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