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Practice and Retiring as Repertoire Grows

Nervous at Lesson, Perfect at Home

I’m sensing my own impatience lately with some of my adult students! I also feel like I’ve been getting lots of “I’m nervous” and “it was perfect at home” from them. Maybe it’s just me… I’m not quite sure what’s going on. I’m just feeling…

Helping parents get children to practice

I would like to prepare a document to give to parents to help in getting their children to practice when they don’t want to. Please share tips that have worked for you or parents in your studio. When I have students that don’t like to…

“How to practice” guidelines for students

Does anybody provide students with a “how to practice” guideline, especially when they get to higher levels? I just put together a draft for some students beginning Foundation 4 and Reading Rhythm. I welcome your ideas/comments! This is 40 minutes – what do you expect…