Even in these days of social distancing, people seem to be busy. It’s proof positive of Parkinson’s law: work expands to fill the time allotted. Although your schedule appears empty, somehow you still can’t find the time to get everything done.
This may be why I still hear from harpists who are frustrated that they can’t find time to practice. Yes, working from home and trying to manage online school schedules have strained our good practice habits. At the same time, we all know daily practice is the most important factor in creating progress and harp happiness.
So when your day seems to leave no time for a practice session, what do you do?
If you can find just 15 minutes to practice, you can stay on track and save yourself from frustration or guilt. In fact, you may be amazed how productive just 15 minutes of practice can be. It won’t work as a steady practice diet, but it will keep your fingers and your music from backsliding. I’ll share my list of 15 quick practice ideas; all you have to do is find the time!
FIFTEEN 15-MINUTE PRACTICE IDEAS
For Your Technique
For Your Repertoire
Practice doesn’t have to be complicated - just do it!