How do young music students acquire high levels of expertise in instrumental music?

How do young music students acquire high levels of expertise in instrumental music? The expertise and deliberate practice paradigm (Ericsson, Krampe, & Tesch-Römer, 1993) proposes that the amount of deliberate practice one has completed will determine the level of success and quality of performance. The research of Ericsson and colleagues is supported, although explanations for…

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