Successful Parenting and Practicing: How Your Parenting Style Becomes Your Practice Style

Enjoy this article from ESPS parent Apryl Gladue that appeared in the November 2016 edition of Twinkling the Ivories. Recently at the Fall Workshop, Guest Teacher Nicole Wilton presented a thought provoking talk for ESPS parents.  She invited parents to consider what their parenting style is: Lenient? Strict? Wet noodle? Screamer?…

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Fall Workshop

Plan to attend our largest piano event of the year and take advantage of this unique learning opportunity for your family.

Each year, the Fall Workshop offers master classes, parent sessions, and a special enrichment activity, all designed to help motivate and encuorage you and your child. Your child’s registration fee at the Fall Workshop includes:

  • A Master Class, where students perform their piece in small groups and take part in a short lesson with a Guest Teacher.
  • An Enrichment Class, where students take part in a energetic and dynamic percussion class.
  • Attendance at the Parent Class (held each day at 1:00 pm), where guest teachers will speak about motivation and successful practicing.
  • The chance to observe as many other master classes as possible.
  • An invitation for families to attend the Honours Concert, where ESPS students will perform selections from the Suzuki piano repertoire.

Families can register with their preferences for morning or afternoon sessions on Saturday or Sunday.