The Education University of Hong Kong
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Practice makes perfect. It’s obvious that not all kinds of practice lead to perfect. The research studied different practice styles and preferences of piano-majored college students, including daily practice routine, new piece learning, and use of recordings. Qualitative methods are applied through interviews of 6 participants from the same conservatory in mainland China. Even practice styles could be very personal, similarities still existed, or crossed for the same purposes. Participants are all aware of their own practice style. Future research could focus on different aspects referred to in the discussion, and could provide information and references for piano teaching as well.
Practice Style, Piano Practice, College Students, Routine, Recordings
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