Tools and Technology


How to Create Spliced Recordings of Your Excerpts
March 19, 2019

Many people have asked me how I create spliced recordings of just the excerpts of whatever pieces are on a repertoire list. (This is one of the checklist items in the Four Stages of Preparation). I'm sure there are many ways to do this, but I use iTunes. Below are the steps I take to splice an excerpt… Click to read more.


I used to be very anti-tech in the practice room. No phones, no apps, no nothing — just pencil, paper, metronome, and tuner. Even as technologies evolved and better practice apps were developed, I still resisted. I thought it was too much of a distraction. And it totally can be — but that’s what airplane mode is for. Today, I use technology in the practice room every day — in ways you’re probably already using, like tuner and metronome apps, and in some other ways you maybe haven’t yet considered. In this post, I’m going to walk you through a few of my favorite apps that I use daily to plan my practice and practice my plan… Click to read more.