“I feel teachers should read it and incorporate [the] ideas into their teaching. . . . [The] ideas are excellent and will prove valuable for the aspiring musician.”

Jamey Aebersold,

Jazz, Inc., A New Approach to Jazz Improvisation


“. . . highly recommended for the serious music student and the dedicated performer.”

Library Bookwatch,

The Midwest Book Review


“The Practice Planner gives to the student in clear, concise and encouraging terms, the tools necessary to achieve the goal of making music.”

June Sherry Ingram,

Greer Music Library, Connecticut College, Leader of the Connecticut String Trio


“Another motivational gem. . . . a very practical one.”

Bob Norman,

folksinger and former editor of Sing Out! Magazine


“The Practice Planner helps musicians of all ages develop self-motivation by turning a year’s practice into a musical pizza.”

EL Tymes (CT)

 

“This book helps musicians set goals that will define their reasons for practicing.  It helps them develop planning skills that can be applied to all areas of study, interests or hobbies.”

The News-Times (CT)

 

 

“I feel teachers should read it and incorporate [the] ideas into their teaching. . . . [The] ideas are excellent and will prove valuable for the aspiring musician.”

Jamey Aebersold,

Jazz, Inc., A New Approach to Jazz Improvisation
 

“All my life I have been connected with music and books and have never before seen a book quite like this one. Dr. Snitkin has rendered a tremendous service to music students of all instruments, and also to vocalists.”

The Tribune (OK)


“Practicing for Young Musicians is a ‘Dr. Spock’ for young musicians.”

CCN (GA)


“. . . a book music teachers will want to recommend to their students, and parents will want to purchase along with their child’s chosen instrument.”

The Nashville News (IL)


“. . . a minor masterpiece of motivation, encouragement and self-help . . . the tone light, and the humor refreshing.”

Richard White,

The Post Road Review


“This lighthearted book requires no prior musical background, yet the concepts are not watered down.”

Houston Tribune (TX)


“. . . this book should be given to every family whose child takes up and instrument.  It should be required reading.”

Tony Mazzarella,

winner of “Parents’ Choice” award


“. . . an excellent addition to the instructional tools of the trade.”

Connecticut Songsmith,

the Connecticut Songwriters Association


“. . . a unique holistic approach to keep young, beginning music students interested and enthused.”

Norwich Bulletin (CT)


“This book . . . will make practicing an enjoyable topic.”

The Freer Press (TX)


“. . . ingenious and very helpful.”

Victor Norman, Conductor Emeritus,
Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra

“the best book I’ve ever read about motivation for practicing and effective practice strategies . . . Fun to read.”

The Home-School Sourcebook, 3rd edition