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TTTV021: Performance Anxiety: Helping Students Cope – the Bulletproof Musician

by Tim Topham

Performance anxiety Most piano teachers encourage their students to perform as regularly as possible, but how many of us give our students strategies for coping with performance anxiety? We’ve all seen students who were perfectly prepared for a recital or exam, simply crumble on the day. It wasn’t a lack of ability, or drive, but simply ... TTTV021: Performance Anxiety: Helping Students Cope – the Bulletproof Musician

11/23/2015 Read more

Focused Piano Practice: How to improve the value of your practising

by Tim Topham

What is focussed piano practice? If your’e not exhausted after practising, you could probably focus harder and achieve more in less time. What do you think? How long do your students practise for? Sure, there are times when just playing through pieces is all you might have the time or energy to do, but if ... Focused Piano Practice: How to improve the value of your practising

07/31/2011 Read more