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The Myth of ‘Practice Makes Perfect’

By Annie Murphy Paul How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice. In a groundbreaking paper published in 1993, cognitive psychologist Anders Ericsson added a crucial tweak to that old joke. How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Deliberate … Continue reading

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A blog for music students, parents and enthusiasts

Music lovers, students and enthusiasts – welcome! I’m a private oboe and clarinet instructor and a teacher at my core. People tell me I must really love teaching music because my eyes light up when I start to talk about … Continue reading

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