Notes In Hibernation
 
 
 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Christmas In July!
Somehow July seems to have flown by and I wanted to share with you some work that has been going on in my studio: many of my students are starting to work on Christmas music!
I don’t know if it’s
 
 
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Getting Un-Stuck
Feeling stuck?
Everyone gets to a point in their practice routine where they feel stuck...maybe you have lost your motivation, your goals are seeming less and less clear, or you feel like your
 
 
Monday, July 6, 2020
Summer Fun!
It’s officially time to have some summer fun!
If your summer plans are different from what you had hoped, you can still experience the height of summer through music.
As musicians, it’s crucial to
 
 
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Getting The Most Out Of Practice Performances
We’re more than 14 weeks past all performances being cancelled, at least in California. That means that we’ve had about 14 weeks to focus on practicing!
If you haven’t already, it’s time to try out
 
 
Sunday, June 21, 2020
Table Work: Isolating The Details
When I arrived at USC for my freshman year, my teacher told me about different ways of memorizing. One of these ways is to memorize away from your instrument.
It’s a really powerful manner of
 
 
Notes In Hibernation
Reflections On Maintaining A Daily Practice During The COVID19 Pandemic