Polishing Your Pieces – Practice Methods to Polish Music

Once we’ve learned the notes of a piece of music, the next step is to polish it.  This means we smooth out all the bumps.  Ideally, we can then play the piece reliably with no major upsets, and with all the beautiful moments intact.

To polish music, we use practice methods that are often different than how we originally learned the music.  As we progress as musicians, we learn more of these practice methods.  This lets us become quicker and more effective at polishing our pieces.

Here are a few places to start:

All Polishing Lessons