Learning to play a musical instrument takes time, patience, and dedication. Experienced musicians know how important it is to practice consistently to achieve results. Parents may wonder, “How do you practice for band?” or “How much should my child practice their instrument?” There is no “one-size-fits-all” answer, but there are important tips to help you and your child make a plan to succeed. Here are three tips for parents to help their child get started practicing.
I encourage parents to watch this video with their child in band. It only takes a few minutes and it will let your child know how to set up for success.
1. Set Up the Practice Space
2. Make a Plan
3. Use Your Resources