Piano teaching, Practising, Students

‘The Virtuoso Teacher’ seminar with Paul Harris

Renowned educator, writer and clarinetist Paul Harris, author of innumerable books on sight-reading, music theory and music teaching as well as original compositions, led a seminar based around the ideas set out in his seminal book T'he Virtuoso Teacher' (Faber, 2012). The book focuses on the core issues of being a teacher and the teaching… Continue reading ‘The Virtuoso Teacher’ seminar with Paul Harris

Teaching

Introducing…….Music@Monkton

I have recently come across an excellent blog for music teachers, written by George Bevan, Director of Music at Monkton Combe School, an independent co-ed boarding and day school near Bath. In a series of well-written, thoughtful and accessible posts, George explores aspects such as productive practising, 'teaching' not 'telling', empowering and enthusing students, encouraging… Continue reading Introducing…….Music@Monkton