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Summer 2015 Piano Tuning Work

It’s summer!  At the Matlock’s, it’s time to slow down, recharge and plan for the next choir year.  At Matlock’s Piano Service summer time is catch up on a long list of tuning and repair requests.  So in between teaching summer voice lessons, spending time with family, learning Finale music software, listening to new choral […]

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PERFECT PRACTICE RULE 23: PRACTICE USING FEEDBACK (NOT JUST GETTING IT) AND RULE 24: APPLY FIRST, THEN REFLECT

  Last summer, I had the privilege of attending the Choral Director’s Workshop attached to the Oregon Bach Festival. Several sessions were devoted to tweaking one’s conducting.  Dr. Sharon Paul, of the University of Oregon, led the sessions which consisted of each participant conducting a piece and receiving feedback.  In preparation, I felt confident that […]

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