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Piano Lessons: “My kids don’t practice so what can I do about it?”

The latest piano forum quandary surrounds daily practicing. Parents are wringing their hands as teachers impart the latest advice of the week. Even adult students are plagued by "shoulds" and perfect routes to success, planted in their psyche in early childhood. They'll cancel their own lessons if they didn't get to the piano every day.… Continue reading Piano Lessons: “My kids don’t practice so what can I do about it?”

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Frustrated piano teacher/Frustrated student– What to do next? (Video)

A timely comment was posted at my blog site which echoed my own frustration at times about teaching piano. Here's the spark for my current writing and it comes from a music instructor in Vancouver: "I do have the odd students who don’t practice and never improve, and then get frustrated at their lack of… Continue reading Frustrated piano teacher/Frustrated student– What to do next? (Video)