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.
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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