How to Learn a New Piece


Quarantine Spots (4)

By identifying and marking into our score those areas of weakness we are able to begin our practice session with a step-by-step sequence of activities designed to solve the problems. Only then may be play the piece from the start. The concept of Q-Spots is a very helpful teaching tool and a powerful aid to effective practice.

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  • Click here for our Guide to the ABRSM 2021 & 2022 Piano Examination Syllabus or Click here to view an index of all of our resources and guides for piano examinations.
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