We know that goals are a great way to focus our practice time. If you have joined our 30-day Pledge to Play: 10 Minutes A Day challenge, you have been concentrating on short-term goals such as learning a difficult musical passage smoothly, or memorizing a short piece, or learning the minor 7th chords in all 12 keys, etc. But what about when the Pledge is over? Just as after a weight-loss diet, we have to create an enduring plan for maintaining the good practices we cultivate while working towards our musical goals.

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