Recital prep can be a stressful time for students & their families. The pressure to play things perfectly can lead to tears & parents wondering if it’s all worth it. NOT what we want on their mind around registration season. Instead, making recital prep fun & quirky for students leads to smiles, lots of practice…
Practice time. It’s either the bane or joy of each teacher & student’s existence. In my studio, I always am looking to teach efficient practice techniques to my students. Otherwise, I know it won’t happen.
Students love apps. They don’t typically love practice time though. So, what are the best apps for practice time? P.S. This list will not cover online programs (i.e. Tonara, etc.) since each teacher has a different system for running their studio.
You know that most of the time your student spends with their instrument is not with you. This leads to an interesting challenge for music teachers. Teaching how to practice during lesson time … without holding students back from new repertoire.
Practice. It is a necessary part of learning any new skill. But, practice made fun? Really?