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Another [Great] Julie Landsman Interview!

It looks like Julie Landsman is making the rounds to all sorts of different musical blogs, and her insights continue to be both interesting and energizing! A few weeks ago I posted about several different interviews that Julie Landsman has done – two different Horn Hangouts with Sarah Willis, an […]


Don’t want to practice? Listen to this instead.

If you’ve never heard of Seth Godin, and you’re in any type of entrepreneurial or customer-focused field (like musicians and teachers), you should check him out. His daily blog entries are both incredibly insightful and ridiculously short. Take this 7-sentence entry posted a few weeks ago as an example. Short, […]


My Top Podcasts of 2016

I am a podcast addict. There I said it. To some people (mainly, my wife) that comes as no surprise. Whether it’s writing, working out, washing the dishes, or driving, I almost always have a podcast going. Sometimes, I confess, I listen at 1.5x speed so that I can fit […]

My Top Podcasts for 2016

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Increasing Productivity in Practice

For most students, practice recommendations are often given in minutes, since that is by far the easiest way to quantify practice (especially if you are teaching a large ensemble!), but one thing that is often overlooked by beginning and intermediate students is their practice productivity – making the minutes count, […]