Excellence from the Beginning: Ensuring Your Beginner (Or Older Student!) Is Successful on Lesson Day

Consider these important points as you begin your preparations for your child’s next music lesson! o Mention to your child early in the day that it’s lesson day. o Mention it periodically throughout the day with enthusiasm and interest. o Play the Suzuki CD, focussing on the music that your…

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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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