SPENCER MYER is the First Prize winner of the 2004 UNISA (South Africa) and 2008 New Orleans International Piano Competitions, and the 2006 American Pianists Award. Currently Artist-Teacher of Piano at Boston’s Longy School of Music, he was MTNA’s 2014 National Conference Artist.

BARBARA FAST, Director of Piano Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma, is a frequent clinician on teaching group piano and practicing. She is co-author of iPractice: Technology in the 21st Century Music Practice Room (Oxford)

Engaging the Brain: Practice Tips from an Interview with Spencer Myer

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I attended Spencer Myer's practicing workshop at the NCKP 2019 Conference. His emphasis on engaging the brain in variable practice techniques sparked my interest and supports research on how we learn. I thought I knew every possible practice suggestion, but Spencer presented and demonstrated many new and unusual ideas that he was using in...
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I can't find the videos referenced in the print magazine.
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