Playing an instrument is an exciting idea, but learning how to do it often daunting, especially for adults. However, the fear of learning a new instrument can be overcome by understanding the benefits of music. I chose some examples from my individual teachings and my recent involvement at a festival to depict how interacting with … Continue reading Learning how to play an instrument has no age limit!
Paul Harris is considered one of the most eminent music educators in the UK. In his book Simultaneous Learning he introduces a teaching approach which benefits pupils as well as teachers. It is a philosophy that breaks music down into manageable aspects and teaches multiple aspects at once, all while maintaining a positive atmosphere. Here … Continue reading Paul Harris: Simultaneous Learning
Both children and adults in our modern age are experiencing increasing competition in all aspects of life. Overwork can destroy our love for our hobbies; music can easily become one of the chores we are doing and the frustration is bound to build inside us. Reflecting on these simple questions may help you find a … Continue reading Quality, quantity and frequency of practice