Practice Ideas: Favorite Links

http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~boyk/HEAR.HTM
Web site and book by pianist/teacher James Boyk, including learning and teaching ideas for instrumentalists.

http://www.psy.fsu.edu/~cbs/expertise/kimrefs.html
Bibliography of written material about skill aquisition and practice.

http://www.music.sc.edu/faculty&staff/edwards/index.html
Terrific web site including practice tips for all wind players.

http://www.mwsc.edu/~bhugh/piano-practice.html
Site with ideas for practicing piano, most of which are applical to any instrument.

http://www.singingwood.com/NewFiles/RecommendedReading.html
Reviews of:

  • "Making Music For The Joy Of It", by Stephanie Judy
  • "The Inner Game of Music", by Barry Greene and Tim Gallway
  • "The Art of Practicing", by Madeline Bruser
  • "Mastery", by George Leonar

http://www.valleyofthemoon.org/articles.html
Article about practicing for all musicians by Jack Wheaton

http://members.tripod.com/Fagott/index.html
Bassoon info and links.

http://www.bassoon.org/page1.htm
Resources and info for bassoonists.

http://www.idrs.org/idrs.hp.html
Official site of International Double Reed Society

http://www.uky.edu/~moses/bdrp/index.htm
Brian Moses' site