The documents on this page aid music practice, performance preparation and other sorts of creative work. Feel free to download and print them for educational and self-study purposes but please don't republish them without my permission. Adobe Acrobat Reader required.
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Document your music practice goals in the five practice zones. See pages 6-10 of The Musician’s Way.
Along with an electronic calendar, a paper schedule helps many of us boost our productivity. Print out this chart and then mark the times when you'll practice.
Note when you work and what you achieve
as described in The Musician’s Way, pages 7-11.
Practice Log Check Sheet
Check off each day that you practice specific titles. Great for planning too!
32 true/false statements to assess your practice habits. Excerpted from
Chapter 5 of The Musician’s Way.
Performance Skill Assessment
Gauge your expertise with performance skills. See Part II of The Musician’s Way and the Music Performance articles on The Musician's Way Blog.
30-day Graph of Practice Time or Quality
Create a visual chart of your daily practice.
Sample 30-day Graph of Daily Practice Time
How a student used a graph to increase his practice time.
Plan event preparations over weeks or months. A sample timeline is available on page 218 of The Musician’s Way.
Ensure that you and your equipment are ready before you depart for an event. See pages 157-163 of The Musician’s Way for a description and model.