Motif of the Month: The Idea of Monthly Learning ‘Themes’

I often worry about not sufficiently covering important areas in my lessons because they are so short. How am I going to make sure that I am providing my students with a holistic musical education in sometimes as little as 30 minutes per week? Periodical group lessons do shoulder some of this worry; however –… Continue reading Motif of the Month: The Idea of Monthly Learning ‘Themes’

Group Lessons: introducing historical context to the beginner student.

Things have been really busy lately, so it has been quite a while since my last post. This post was actually intended to be about effective practice, in light of considerations from the music education expo I attended in March; however! The sheer size of the subject means I cannot even hope to do it… Continue reading Group Lessons: introducing historical context to the beginner student.