Practice Guide

A Parent’s Guide to Successful Practicing

Topics on the website include:


·        What is the difference between Practicing, Playing, Rehearsing, and Performing?
·        The Practicing Environment:
                   o   When should students practice?
                   o   What should a practice space look like?
                   o   What should the music look like?
                   o   What should you be hearing when your student is practicing?
                   o   How long and often should students practice?


·        Motivation
                   o   Troubleshooting scenarios
                   o   Reinforcement