Music House StoriesPractice Strategies Practice Strategies Listening: The Most Important Thing May 22, 2017 What's the last song you listened to? Listening to music is the most important part of being a musician. Not practice. Not theory. Not even performance. As a teacher, I frequently ask my students ... 7 Tips To Get Your Child Practicing July 19, 2016 Learning to play an instrument can be fun and exciting, but sometimes practice can become a chore. Here are 7 ways to get kids to practice without the hassles.