Monthly Archives: February 2018

Using Slow Practice Before a Piano Recital

Our February recitals are coming up, so we’ve been hearing lots of practice performances around the Academy lately! Students and parents sometimes ask us, “What’s the best way to prepare for a piano recital?” Of course, there are lots of great answers, but one that sometimes gets overlooked is slow practice. Why use this strategy? It […]

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The Results are In: Winners of the SASR Challenge!

We had tons of fun focusing on sight-reading in January, and we’re excited to announce the winners in each category! First, some overall statistics: 101 students participated in the competition Several faculty members used the SASR to practice sight-reading as well At least one person took the SASR every single day in January (except New […]

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