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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…

Using Parents as a Fun Incentive

I have a shared lesson of a boy and a girl. The girl practices religiously but the boy doesn’t like attempting anything unless he knows it will be perfect, he was losing heart and practicing less. The mothers of these 2 children had always attended…

Reluctant Composer

Let me preface this by saying that I’m a new Simply Music teacher with a lot of students who transferred into SM within my studio. The students are universally enjoying the program. Most of my students participate well in the composition process, but I have…