PPP060: Ten Common Practice Excuses and How to Avoid Them (and what this teacher thinks when you try to use them)

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In this week’s episode of 10 somethings about music, I bring you 10 Common Practice Excuses and How you can Avoid Them (and what this teacher thinks when you try to use them)1. I didn’t have time.

Speaking of finding time to practice, here is a quick update on my own September #3020 Practice Challenge. I missed a couple of days last week so I’m going to have to add more days to the rest of my schedule for the end of the month.

Here is my practice progress for the first half of September.

2. I was at my dad’s this weekend.

3. This music is boring!

4. My family was visiting.

5. I had too much homework.

The following animation from TED-Ed demonstrates the amazing affects music has on your brain.

6. My little brother or sister try to play the piano when I practice. (You might also be interested in Episode 001: Establishing Good Practice Habits)

7. I forgot what to practice.

8. I went to a party/soccer game.

9. I couldn’t find my books.

10. I forgot.

To listen to my reaction to these excuses, click the play button at the top of this post.


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