- Play them out of order
- Cross your hands
- Play the hardest pieces first, and the easiest pieces last
- Play standing up
- Use cards, dice, or a game
- Play on your finger bones
- Play in the dark with light off
- Don't restart your piece
- Left hand plays the right hand part, and then the right hand plays the left hand part
- Play your piece in another octave
- Try playing them with the metronome
- Give a concert for family and stuffed animals
- Play them all legato
- Play them as fast as you can
- OR-play them as slowly as you can!
- Remember wrist rolls on all long notes
- Pretend your piano teacher is listening
- Play them as beautifully as you can
- Play them with concentration--pay attention!
- Try not to play the wrong notes
- Play them with your eyes closed
- If you piece has A,B,A form (bread, cheese, bread), try playing only the cheese on the first try.
- Mix up the bread and cheese and play a "crazy piece"
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Suzuki Saturday #4: Fun ways to practice your review pieces
Emily's teacher compiled this list of great ideas!