“If I miss one day of practice, I notice it. If I miss two days, the critics notice it. If I miss three days, the audience notices it.” Jan Paderewski
(1860–1941) Polish pianist
The importance of practicing the instrument is well understood from most of the students and parents.
This course is not about what exercises or scales to practice, it is rather to provoke you to think in a bit different direction.
You will learn:
· how to motivate yourself and bring back your enthusiasm,
· how to organize yourself and how to establish your practice routine,
· how to make your practice time more efficient more productive and the most important,
· how to make your practice time more enjoyable.
The course is designed in three virtual parts.
in the first one you will understand:
· more about the music as an activity,
· about yourself as an aficionado and music lover,
· about the components of the guitar lesson.
All that will help you understand, how you got here and why are you struggling. In other words, we will try to locate and explain the complications that you may have.
In the second part you will learn:
· what you should work on,
· what aspects of your assumptions about the music will need to be reconciled and cleared?
· You will learn about the necessity of defining your musical goals.
Finally, in the third part you will learn step by step:
· How are you going to solve your problems what things you need to do in order to benefit from your guitar activities?
· How to establish your daily routine and how to stick to it.
· What to do with your routine once you establish it
· How to improve and keep your motivation and enthusiasm.
· How to make your everyday practice time feel enjoyable.
· How to prepare yourself for upcoming concert or performance.
· How to behave on stage, in general, or in an informal setting while performing your music.