Life After Music School - Maintaining Your Craft

For those of you who have been reading the blog, this was one of the three points in the first post of this series. Over the years I have found colleagues where this the easiest part of being a musician, and for others the most difficult. I fall into the later, so let me give you a glimpse into how I go about maintaining & improving my playing as a musician. This is a constant struggle for me as a musician. I am constantly finding new ways to reinvent practicing for myself to stay interested. One constant I have found most useful is keeping to a schedule or routine. I have laid out a two and a half to three hour routine I like to do at least once a day, and when possible twice. My routine is

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