Practicing Guidance

Tools

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Practicing

  • Do I have chair that will allow me to sit correctly at all times?

  • Do I have a stand that will allow me to have correct posture at all times?

  • Do I have all necessary equipment (instrument, mouthpiece, ligature, reeds, water, sticks, mallets)?

  • Do I have a working tuner and a metronome?

  • Do I have a plan for what I am going to practice and how?

  • Do I know exactly how I want to sound before I play my instrument?