What skills to learn, what skills give fast, effective results?

What practice gives what skill; what gives the fastest learning per hour of practice

Paths to learn

Information from music education research: some useful work has been done in the last decade

  • Tips on how to learn, culled from David Levitin's work and N. Doidge's wonderful The Brain that changes itself.¬†
  • How to hook the Axis to to excellent learning programs: EarMaster Pro and Emedia Piano and Keyboard Method.

What exercises are useful:
  • Scales? which kind?
  • Ken's special brew for the jammer
  • Classical Hannon¬†
  • Arpeggios
  • etc.
Books to read.
Ear training

Finding a Teacher