Your Attention Please: Teaching Your Music Students to Correctly Focus

Everything has a starting point; an order of doing things that must be followed if the undertaking is going to succeed. When building a house, one must start with the foundation. In teaching, the starting point is having your students’ attention. Nothing else matters in the classroom if the students are not putting their attention … Continue reading Your Attention Please: Teaching Your Music Students to Correctly Focus

The “Late Bloomer” in Music Classes

Our students bring a variety of inhibitions into a class, most of which will influence the their responses during learning activities. Some students, especially young children, will be very withdrawn and reticent to do anything alone with others watching, and the teacher may not know the reason. Yet music cannot be taught by group response … Continue reading The “Late Bloomer” in Music Classes