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5 Tools You Need for an Effective Practice Session

We want to improve at playing our instruments. We know that practice is essential. We generally know our strengths and weaknesses. We have a place to practice. Is that all we need? Nope. The Five Resource Areas There are a number of essential tools and resource areas for consistent progress. There are...
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10 Most Difficult Instruments to Learn

Embarking on the journey to learn a musical instrument is both exciting and demanding. It requires time, effort, passion, and, in some instances, the willingness to conquer steep learning curves. Among the multitude of instruments that populate the musical world, a select few pose unique and formidable...
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Best Tools for Online Music Lessons

Everyone has their own unique way of teaching and learning. When teaching music studies, most people prefer to do it in a familiar environment and are skeptical about teaching and instructing music lessons online. However, there are tons of courses and tools for teaching online music lessons. These online music...
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10 Hardest Musical Instruments to Learn

Learning a musical instrument can be one of the most rewarding things you take. No matter what instrument you choose, there are always challenging parts to master any instrument. However, some instruments are harder to learn than others. 10 - Trumpet
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Should You Buy or Rent a Musical Instrument?

With rental season starting soon, you may be wondering whether you should be buying or renting an instrument. The answer is not simple and usually requires weighing not only the upfront monetary cost, but whether the student will continue playing for years to come or stop three months into starting. Buying a...
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10 Most Difficult Musical Instruments to Learn

Music is an enriching hobby. It helps with coordination and is also mentally relaxing. And while enthusiasm plays a huge part in learning, some instruments need a certain level of talent and skill to master. These 10 instruments prove to be more challenging to learn than others.
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How to Get Musical Instrument Insurance

Buying your first stringed instrument is fun and exciting experience. However, losing your wonderful sounding stringed instrument due to theft or damage can be detrimental. Not only can it cost thousands of dollars to replace or repair, but you'll lose valuable time practicing. That's where musical instrument insurance comes into play....
Hardest And Easiest Musical Instruments To Learn

15 Hardest & Easiest Musical Instruments to Learn

Learning a musical instrument can be one of the most rewarding things you take. No matter what instrument you choose, there are always challenging parts to master any instrument. However, some instruments are naturally harder than others to even learn as a beginner, let alone master. Below...
music practice coach - lance laduke

How to Run an Effective Practice Session

Practicing is a way of life for musicians. It begins the first time you pick up your instrument as a beginner and continues throughout your entire playing career. Practice takes both willpower and planning. Building the habit of practice early on will ensure steady progress for you over the...
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Best Bluetooth Page Turners: 2024 Review

Frantically trying to find our spot on the next page is all too common, but what if it were possible to get to the next page without hands? Bluetooth page turners are starting to make their way into the world of music, and these page turners will do just...
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