Links about the Brain and Practicing for PlayUSA Collaborative Action Research

Post date: Mar 3, 2017 9:39:55 PM

Maud Powell's Ten Practice Rules from The American Girl and Her Violin, Published in The Etude, July 1909

From an amazing website about violinist Maud Powell (1867-1920), America's first great master of the violin.

Brain Pickings: Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives - How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives from leadership to love.

Featuring the work of Carol Dweck

Making the Grade: A BBC Radio Documentary on older students learning the piano and preparing for UK's the graded exams.

The Practice of Practice: How to Boost Your Music Skills by Jonathan Harnum

This book has a website with lots of great additional materials including:

Ethan Bensdorf: NY Philharmonic Trumpeter on Practice


Jazz Guitarist Bobby Broom Talks Practice