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How do I survive a session?

tips and tricks to playing along There are many session you can go to, all over the country. Mostly you will find enthusiastic players who enjoy sharing their music and playing together. Instruments you commonly […]

10 tips for studying during a pandemic.

Try to get into a rhythm. Agree upon a time for music study and stick to that same time during the week. If you are home schooling your children, make it part of the curriculum. […]

Playing by ear

In two weeks I will be teaching a course on ‘playing by ear’ at the Harfentreffen  in Germany. I’m really looking forward to it, so I here’s a blog to get you all excited about […]

Practising a piece with metronome.

Once you are used to playing something with a metronome you can start studying pieces with it. I would advise you to start with a piece that you have been studying for a while (in […]

Practical info: how do I study with a metronome?

Here’s a tip for anyone who has never studied with a metronome before: turn it on and just try to play a note on the beat with the metronome. You can also start by counting […]

Why would you study with a metronome?

When you play an instrument, there is something that, sooner or later, you will find yourself getting acquainted with: the metronome. The metronome as we know it now was developed in 1815 in England, by […]