Learning Music Theory Effectively

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Neglected Music Study Areas 13

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Neglected music study areas as observed by a Donna Cercone in our 2010 interview. Learn what areas we are neglecting in teaching music today. One of the reasons for developing the Getting It Down Cold Series of Music Theory lessons was to provide a practical and fast approach to making music study more meaningful. The process of teaching note by note has the tendency to slow the process of learning music down and the holistic approach gets pushed into the future making the process rather...

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Loss of Music Theory in Academics 12

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Music theory in academics. From my interview in 2010 with Donna Cercone, she discusses what's happened today with the teaching and learning of music theory and why she has been developing new approaches that make learning music fun and fast again. This interview was a prelude to her developing her initial music weekend workshop instruction for her beginning students into a new home study course. Learn more about the Music Mastery Course and how you can take advantage of learning one year of...

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In-Depth Music Study 11

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Why focused in-depth music study can change your music skills and ability. This one aspect of creating the proper mindset for practicing or studying music has done more to move music students forward than any other technique used to teach music. The ability to focus and make an in-depth music study of any music element can do more to accelerate your skill set and performance ability than any amount of rote practice. This video interview explores the concept of in-depth music study and is the...

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Defining New Music Levels 10

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Defining new music levels became important in developing the a music study process for the new teaching methods implemented by Donna Cercone.  This meant moving away from the traditional levels and making accomplishment of music skills related to a descriptive level rather than a numbered level. Although the levels have still evolved as  numbered levels the relationship to accomplishment is different. Listen as she describes the making music levels more meaningful. With the new release of her...

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Learning Music with Clear Path of Accomplishment 09

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Learning music with a clear path of accomplishment is a must to keep engaged and moving forward with purpose. One of the most important things I learned was having a clear picture of where I was going in learning music. In this interview excerpt Donna Cercone explains the importance of the learning music with a clear path of accomplishment. Donna has developed here weekend workshop into a full Music Mastery for Beginners Course. This home study program will take you through your first...

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