Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Summer Fun

Warm weather has finally arrived here in Michigan! As a freelance musician and adjunct college music instructor, much of my work grinds to a halt around this time of year. The orchestras I perform with are off until the Fall, school is out, and for me it's time to dig in and put some quality time in on the Structured Practice Method!

I haven't updated the blog in a couple of months, which in internet time is the equivalent of about 5 years, so I though I should write and let you all know what's happening in the world of SPM.

Sunday, March 6, 2016


This afternoon I've released two great new updates to the Structured Practice Method:
  • Containers/Rotations
  • Streamlined practice options
Details after the break!

Monday, February 15, 2016

Quick Tip - Getting Your Music On Screen in SPM

Many people have asked me if SPM can store pdf files of music and display them while practicing. While the system won't currently store your music for you, you CAN keep your music files on a service like Google Drive and create links to open the music in SPM. Read on for complete instructions...

Monday, February 8, 2016

Great New Statistics Displays!

I'm very excited today to be able to announce another awesome new feature I've recently added to the Structured Practice Method: Improved statistics, with Pie Charts!!

The stats have been online for over a week and are running flawlessly at this point! Details after the break:

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

New Feature: Lesson Assignments!

Old School Lesson Notes
This morning I am thrilled to announce that the Structured Practice Method now has the ability to manage and display lesson assignments! Combined with SPM's practice structuring and statistical analysis capabilities, this could be a real game changer for any applied music studio!