Music Theory Is Important

Last Updated on 2023-04-09 | Originally Posted on 2023-03-06


Music theory is important to the study of piano because it describes the language of music composition. It’s comparable to teaching English as a comprehensive subject versus just having a period of silent reading with no analysis.

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Set a Practice Goal

Last Updated on 2024-02-17 | Originally Posted on 2019-10-01


When I sit down to practice, I usually set a practice goal. The practice goal is pretty clear and not needing a lot of thought when I have to have a piece ready to go for the next day. Practice goals become more important when I have a bunch of pieces that are in different states of readiness. At any one time, I have a number of pieces that I’m working on that are scheduled to be performed at different times.

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