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Surviving Music School...On a Budget
For any student, much less a student of music, life is expensive. The following article presents a few helpful tools to lessen the financial burden of studying music and surviving music school on a budget.
Keeping a Music Practice Log
It goes without saying that practicing is the most important aspect of studying music. But in order for your practicing to be most effective, you need to plan out practice sessions, set goals for yourself and work through technical issues in an organized manner. Keeping a music practice log is one of the best ways to keep yourself on track and it is a great way to track your progress.
10 Music Practice Tips
If you want to improve on your instrument, practicing is 90% of the process. (We’ll get into the other 10% later) So here are 10 music practice tips to make the most out of your practice time.
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The Musician's Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance and Wellness
In this book, released in 2009, author Gerald Klickstein offers practical advice and step by step action plans for the practicing and professional musician on how to practice, how to develop into a performing artist, how to overcome anxiety in performance and prevent physical and mental injury.
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Version 3 CD-ROM
This software program offers a complete curriculum of music fundamentals from the basics (music notation) to more complex concepts (figured bass and forms).
Pitch Switch 4
A review of the pitch and tempo changing software.
Additional Helpful Articles
Why Take Private Music Lessons
An article about the power of music and the advantage of studying privately. Written by Regina Zona and published on HubPages.com.
So You Want to Be the Next American Idol
An article addressing what it really takes to be a professional singer. Written by Regina Zona and published on HubPages.com.
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