What Happens If Your Student Makes A Mistake?

There are two things that ought to be closely related, but often are not. Those two things are practice and excellence. I don't mean that practice doesn't lead to excellence; we all know that it can and often does. But what I'm talking about is a growing belief among people of all ages that somehow … Continue reading What Happens If Your Student Makes A Mistake?

Life’s Lesson Brought To You Through Music

There’s a quote going around the internet that goes like this: “if you've never failed, you’ve never tried anything new.” Implicit in this saying is the expectation that most people will not succeed at most things the first time they try. In order to succeed, skill and expertise will need to be developed through hard … Continue reading Life’s Lesson Brought To You Through Music