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Is your child new to music lessons? Has your child been taking lessons for a while but you struggle to find a way to get them to practice without feeling like you're forcing them? Do you go to lessons every week thinking you could do more to help your child practice, but you don't have a clue what would work the best? If any of these situations apply to you, you've just found the handbook that answers all these questions - and more! Beyond the Music Lesson: Habits of Successful Suzuki Families is like having a friendly coach by your side, nudging you to do all the right things at just the right times. No more wasted time fighting to practice. No more wondering whether you're helping or interfering. When you apply the ideas that Christine will teach you, your child will not only make the most of their practice sessions, they will learn with more ease, make more progress, and have more fun doing it! Here's some of what you'll learn: *Practical tips to make lessons & practice sessions work for your family. *How to have a great family experience with music lessons. *How to set up a practice environment that helps your child succeed. *The tools you need to overcome roadblocks to practicing. *How to work effectively with your child in practice sessions at home. *How to get your child set up and off to a great start from the first lesson. *What expert teachers have learned about what helps families thrive. *And much more . . . Christine Goodner has been teaching violin and viola lessons as a Suzuki teacher for over 18 years. Her unique blend of expertise in music, child development, and leadership has given her a holistic approach to working with students, parents, and music teachers.
This book is legendary pedagogue Shin'ichi Suzuki's exploration of the concepts of his Talent Education philosophy through a personal narrative of discovery and experiences. Taken from the original Japanese directly into English, this new work provides fascinating insight into the mind of the master. Both the original Nurtured by Love and Nurtured by Love Revised Edition are a must for any teacher, player, or devotee of Dr. Suzuki's teachings, and promise to inspire new generations.
Learn simple strategies to keep students motivated!Practice can be a struggle for students and parents. This practical guide shares a five-step system to transform much-resisted practice into peaceful and productive sessions. Intentionally engage the emerging musicians in your life and unleash their love for music, without the arguments and strife. Whether you and your child are new to lessons, or have years of experience, the ideas and methods in this powerful guide can be implemented today, for immediate results.
In Life Lens: Seeing Your Children in Color, author and celebrated Suzuki music instructor Michele Monahan Horner breaks down a child's interior landscape into seven different colors. Far from typecasting, the foundation of the Life Lens method focuses on a respectful recognition of each individual's hardwired differences and learning how to meet others where they are most ready to learn.
Created by the creator/director of a successful Philadelphia music school, Note Quest has been used and tested by over 10,000 students. Meridee Winters Note Quest (Piano Game Book): Note Reading Drills and Activities is an innovative music education tool that features pages of vibrant, effective and FUN note reading games. These activities are great way to strengthen note reading and sight reading skills, since students are drilling and internalizing notes while focusing on specific hand positions, intervals, ledger lines and more. This book can be used by independent learners or by teachers as a fun and powerful lesson tool.
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