Perfect Practice Tips

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Why not write an article for Perfect PracticeI am always looking for good, original content. You don´t have to be a professional writer... just have something to say! Articles can be from any perspective: young student, older student, beginner, advanced, teacher, parent, a friend who wishes you didn't have to do quite so much practice.... You can even submit articles based on how you went, or intend to go about practicing a certain piece of music, so get thinking and get writing! 

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  • specific practice techniques for different instruments
  • creative uses of the metronome
  • new methods for learning (and remembering) scales
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Due to work commitments I haven't had time to write the newsletter recently. However, once all the Christmas concerts are out of the way it is my intention to get back to writing it in the New Year, so be sure to sign up and let me know on the form above if you have any suggestions for articles, or if you are interested in writing a guest article.

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