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#7. Why is learning a musical instrument so hard - and how to solve it. Backstage with Robert Emery

    • Music

"The emerging picture is that ten thousand hours of practice is required to achieve the level of mastery associated with being a world-class expert—in anything" - neurologist Daniel Levitin

In this special episode of the 'Backstage with Robert Emery' podcast, RDCE discusses the reason learning a musical instrument is so hard, and how to overcome these issues.  

Covering the skillsets needed to play an instrument, techniques to keep playing, the differences between adult and child learning and the importance of setting goals.  This episode is designed to be short and informative for parents of children who play, or indeed an adult who is learning.

"The emerging picture is that ten thousand hours of practice is required to achieve the level of mastery associated with being a world-class expert—in anything" - neurologist Daniel Levitin

In this special episode of the 'Backstage with Robert Emery' podcast, RDCE discusses the reason learning a musical instrument is so hard, and how to overcome these issues.  

Covering the skillsets needed to play an instrument, techniques to keep playing, the differences between adult and child learning and the importance of setting goals.  This episode is designed to be short and informative for parents of children who play, or indeed an adult who is learning.

20 min

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