Posts Tagged ‘Practice’

How Music Study Leads to Success Later in Life

Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice trained as a classical pianist. Economist and former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan was a professional clarinet and saxophone player. Billionaire  Bruce Kovner founded and ran one of the most successful hedge funds in the country; he was also a pianist who took classes at Juilliard The…

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How to Practice Effectively

The success of your musical practice depends not only on how many hours you log, but on how effectively you use your time. As Annie Bosler and Don Greene, the creators of this TED Ed lesson point out, this advice can apply to everything from music to sports. They define  effective practice as “consistent; intensely focused;…

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