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I teach what I needed to learn
How would you make progress with this challenging student? Let’s call her Ruby. She appears to have no natural rhythm at all and doesn’t register much difference between crotchets, quavers and semiquavers, but hopes that a clomping foot tap will keep her on track. Never mind that the foot slows when passages look black. Intonation is a blur. Aural, harmony and theory? Blank looks. What would you do with Ruby? Pass her to another teacher? Suggest ballet instead? Not so hasty. She may have hidden depths – or blocks. She is a slow developer.I know. I was like that. My…
Conference Session Notes
Notes from the National Conference Sessions are being updated progressively. New today, session notes for the Violin Forums (1.5 & 2.5) and the Set UP For Success Forum (3.4). Go to the Interactive Program to link to the notes.