How to take charge of your piano or keyboard practice time
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- 1. How To Take Charge Of Your Piano OrKeyboard Practice TimeThe end of your lesson has arrived, and its now time to go home, get your practice plan organisedand put it in place for the next week until your next lesson.Sometimes people find it hard to have this motivation when they havent got their teacher assistingthem. Others have the enthusiasm to just push themselves as much as they can.Whatever type of person you are there is always a way to organise your practice time and make themost out of every time you sit at your keyboard or piano.As a beginner it is important to get into a routine of practice, so after your first lesson, sit down athome with your diary and decide when the best time of day is for you to practice and the times thatyou can commit to on a regular basis.Once you have organised yourself, put together a homework chart or sheet, stick it on your fridge orsomewhere that you will see it on a daily basis. This will then remind you and help get you into aregular practice routine.Its important when you are a beginner that you are happy with what has been asked of you to learnto play. Even scales can be fun and interesting if taught to you in the correct way.If you are playing something thats really not interesting you, then ask your teacher to change it soyou can learn it in a way that you will enjoy.This way you will be more enthusiastic when it comes to practicing and have the commitment youneed to turn into a flourishing keyboard or piano star!To take charge of your piano and keyboard practice time, you must ensure you do the following: -Have a copy of your homework sheet on your fridge and on your keyboard or piano so youcan tick off each time you practice.If possible try and have your keyboard or piano set up in a room where you wont have anydistractions, i.e. the television, or interruptions from family!Try to practice for at least 20-30 minutes per day.Break your practicing into shorter bursts when possible as this will prove more beneficial foryour development.
2. When practicing in short bursts organise it so you do you scales in one session, and your song pieces in another. Alternatively do one set of scales and one of your pieces of music. Change the order of your practicing so it is always fun and challenging. If you are NOT happy with your music and scales then make sure you discuss this with your teacher so they can set you an alternative.It can take many years of practice to reach the standard to be able play your own one hour songrepertoire on piano or keyboard.But what if there was a simple method that could show any beginner how to do it in just 12 days?Find out how its done...Easy Keyboard Lessons