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Effective piano practice is at the core of learning how to play piano well.
"Now go home and practice." (Right....) Ever heard that expression? So annoying. You want to know: OK, how exactly? Some people can practice and get great results without learning much about how to practice, which is true. But most people don't.
Still, I notice that practicing the piano is somehow assumed to work by itself, as if every piano student was born with a "how to know how to practice" gene... Not true!
In this article, you will find many tried and tested practice ideas and strategies that are great for both beginner and more advanced pianists.
I didn't start learning proper piano practice techniques myself until I started teaching piano. And after more than 30 years of teaching piano, I constantly see how it's essential for all piano students to learn about effective practice routines and how to practice as early as possible.
Organizing the music and practicing in parts, working hands separately and together, slow practice, and working extra on weaker parts are basic skills when practicing. Below you'll find tons of tips.
So, discover how you can improve your practice sessions and get even better results by following these tips and exercises!
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