Practice. It’s a minefield.

Practice. It’s a minefield.

So. A parent calls you about one of your students. They are struggling to get said-student to practice. Should they continue? Should they stop lessons all together? What is the magic solution? Here are a few of my tips for answering this often asked question: Is...

A Delivery of Trinity College Exam Materials!

Today I returned home to find a parcel on my doorstep. A parcel that is a part of my research. It is like Christmas in my house when new music arrives.     I ordered the entire range of Trinity exam books. Aural, technical, guides, the lot. I want to review different...
40 Piece Challenge – How it Works For Us!

40 Piece Challenge – How it Works For Us!

For quite some time my studio has run a certificate system for students completing songs. For completing 10 pieces, they received a green certificate, orange for 20, silver for 30 and gold for 40. This was quite an easy achievement for the beginner students with lots...
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