Miriam Troxler resides in Beaver, Pa, where she runs a private music studio. After graduation from Chatham University, she toured in Europe with the Continental Singers Orchestra as principal cellist. A long time member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she is also the founder and musical director of CelloBrationS. Miriam enjoys composing and arranging with several published pieces to date.
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Just another reason to keep practicing! these results suggest that practising musicians genuinely have a rewired brain, one that communicates more effectively than most even after they’ve put down their instruments Source: Practising Music Improves The Symmetry Of Your Brain … Continue reading
What am I supposed to practice? 2:00 Class Concert Music 1. Mary Had a Little Lamb 2. Shortnin’ Bread 3. Princess and Monster 3:15 Class Concert Music 1. Step in Time 2. Square Dance 3. Boogie 4. Princess and … Continue reading
How to Practice – Try a New Piece 1. Check the key signature. Do you know how it is going to affect your position? 2. Check the time signature. What kind of note gets one count. 3. Are there any … Continue reading
How to Practice – Use Rhythm So there is still a place that is difficult. Rhythm can be your ally in making it easier. For example, a passage that is all sixteenth notes can be worked repetitively. Here are a … Continue reading
How to Practice – Get Detailed There are times that starting at the beginning of something and playing until you reach the end is a good plan. However, more often there is a better strategy. 1. Divide the piece into … Continue reading
How to Practice – Begin The Chinese philosopher said, “Even the longest journey must begin where you stand.” 1. Open the case or sit down at the piano. Progress begins when you are at your instrument. Often beginning is the … Continue reading
One of the most common questions for students and student parents. How much time should I practice? Like anything else, learning to play an instrument directly reflects the effort you put into the endeavor. So the answer to the practice … Continue reading
Save the date. Play in Week will be July 9th through 12th this year. The Play In Week Schedule is here.