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Two riveting comments on pay for practicing piano…

Powerful statements worth pondering: “I agree with you totally that it is abhorrent to pay children to practice, and I’m not sure I know quite why. It just seems that there are certain activities that should be done for their … Continue reading

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Paying a child to practice piano?

I was scanning *Piano World’s forums and noticed posts about paying children to do their daily practicing. An assortment of contributors thought the idea had merit. My first response, without embroiling myself too deeply in the discussion, was to abhor … Continue reading

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