2 practice planning ideas that might reduce stress

How much time is enough time to learn this concerto? How much time do I need to master that sonata? When will this suite be ready for performance? Knowing how much time something is going to take to learn and prepare has often been a point of insecurity for me. There are lots of factors […]

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Aspects of leading a section

There are of course the obvious sides to leading a cello section. You have to sort out the bowings, you have to play the solos. You are also supposed to communicate on behalf of the section with the other sections and with the conductor. But those aspects are not what I was thinking about today. […]

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