Tips for Improving Sight-Reading Skills

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Q: How can I get better at sight-reading?

Lynne Aspnes is the founder of the American Harp Center. She is professor emeritus of the University of Michigan School of Music and a former faculty member of the Arizona State University School of Music.

Lynne Aspnes is the founder of the American Harp Center. She is professor emeritus of the University of Michigan School of Music and a former faculty member of the Arizona State University School of Music.

Learning to read at sight is not about playing the right notes every time: it’s about absorbing the geography of the page and the landscape of the music, and playing from the very beginning, with a constant rhythmic pulse. Getting some of the notes accurate as well is a bonus!

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