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No Time To Practice? Practice More with Planning

December 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Greetings, and welcome to the fourth post in our series about fitting in practice during the busy holiday season. Today, we talk about the value of planning. During vacations from school and work, it can be tempting to just chill out and let each day run its course, letting whatever happens, happen. Unfortunately for us [...]

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No Time to Practice? How to Enjoy Your Time Off…and Still Practice!

November 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Greetings, everyone, and welcome to the third post in our series about fitting practice into your schedule during the busy holiday season. Today we talk Time Off! One of the best parts of the holidays is all the time off from school and work. No daily grind! No alarm clock! Ahhh! During our time off, [...]

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No Time To Practice? Car Trip Tips

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments

This is the second post in our series about fitting practice into your schedule during the busy holiday season. Today, we tackle a very common holiday dilemma–how to practice when you’re driving to visit far-off relatives! If your family’s car is packed to the roof to visit your Aunt Bertha, and your trombone won’t fit, [...]

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No Time To Practice? Do What You Can!

November 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment

It’s getting to be that time of year when things get crazy-busy for the holidays. Between shopping for gifts, trekking across the country visiting relatives, and playing holiday concerts, it can be difficult to find time to practice and become a better musician. This week on the Summerglen blog, we’ll share some tips to help [...]

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