Planning an interpretation
This helps the student have a clear metal representation of what to consider and then how to execute this "vision" prior to "practicing" the piece.
Revised October 2022
This is the book by Anders Ericsson for the layperson on the science of "deliberate practice". This video is a teaser.
You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.
I'm a professional pianist and music educator in West Toronto Ontario. I'm also a devoted percussionist and drum teacher.