More Ideas to Improve Sight Reading

Looking for even more tips to improve sight reading? Try these:


* Try to imagine the melody line in your mind before you start playing. 


* Play sloooowwwwly. 


* Play musically. (Playing slowly facilitates this skill.)


* Make yourself keep going, with no stops, no matter what happens.


* After playing, circle sections to work on later.


* Follow sight reading steps in your practicing, too. Some of the same principles apply, at least in the first stages of perfecting a piece.