I've been learning violin for 6 years, adult student in 30s. I'm taking 1 hour lesson every other week, I practice 2 hours per day/max from Monday to Thursday, sometimes 1.5 hours. Usually get at least a two hour practice session on weekend at least, sometimes more.
One Sevcik(double-stopping) exercise
One Kreutzer 42 studies (if the etude is really long and hard, my teacher would assign me half of it, and finish the whole thing next time)
One concerto, I'm on Mendelssohn at the moment, usually one new page per lesson, but would repeat the page if my teacher thinks it's not good enough to go onto next page. So sometimes I would repeat the first two pages for a couple of months before learning the next page. (it took me 1 year for Bruch movt 1)
I would give concerto around 50 minutes, sometimes less, depend on how I'm going with other etudes.
I find myself "learning notes and getting intonation right" the first week of practicing, and "try to make it into a piece or etude" on the second week, try to perfecting some techniques, or do some work with right hand, or simple struggling with intonation.
During the years, my teacher would mentioned from time to time that "if I practice then blablabla would not happen", then he would be surprised that I actually practice almost everyday.
Last time, although I was assigned the second page of Mendelssohn, but I simply spend too much time trying to get the first page right, and didn't have time for second page, and I was merely satisfied only half of first page, and there were still lots of things I was told to work on.
And my teacher asked me again this last time that how long do I practice, and after hearing my explanation, he finally replied "maybe it's the age..."
I really don't think given the amount of work, I would be able to take lessons every week, it's impossible to imagine that I could learn all the things within one week, and have confident to go to lesson, that's how I feel everyday. I'm just upset that I cannot learn it, and why my teacher felt that I don't practice everyday...
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