Category: Practice

Practice: How much time is enough?

Leopold Auer (1845-1930), a famous conservatory violin teacher was asked, “How long should the advanced pupil practice?”  Here is his answer: “The right kind of practice is not a matter of hours. Practice should represent the utmost concentration of brain.  It is better to play with concentration for two hours than to practice eight without.

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Camp Adagio

Young musicians ages 7-18 are invited to join with other serious musicians to explore the world of chamber music. Camp Adagio will be held at the Middlebury Community Music Center from August 18-22. Teaching Staff will include pianist Sadie Brightman, composer Jorge Martin, jazz guitarist and composer Justin Perdue, and violinist Emily Sunderman. Mixed-instrument and mixed-aged groups of

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