Topic: Beginners Piano Lessons
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Posted by: boomer
A short check lists of Do's and Don'ts for Parents who students are beginning piano lessons.
Make clear to your child at the outset of lessons, in an enthusiastic manner, that music training is a long term process, just like school, but with many high points of pleasure along the way.
Your child has his own unique pace, so avoid comparing him to siblings or neighbors? children who may appear to be playing better than he. Anticipate ?ups and downs? in his attitude and progress, along with a number of ?growing pain? periods.
Seriously contemplate how to help your child. Knowing when to help, when to be supportive, and when to withdraw to encourage him to help himself, is a parental art in itself.
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Posted by: Edward Weiss
Beginners Piano Lessons Should be Exciting
What is it that a beginner at the piano wants to do? They want to make music! It might be classical, jazz, or something else, but one thing's for sure; they don't want to spend months studying boring theory.
What if instead of studying note reading, beginners piano lessons were focused on the student actually learning how to create music? Just imagine the excitement when the notes and chords played are all original and express what is actually being felt.
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Posted by: Cynthia VanLandingha
Make Time in Your Child's Schedule for Piano Lessons
There is no better time than the New Year to begin piano lessons. If you have been thinking of enrolling your child in piano lessons, don`t wait because piano lessons are so valuable for children. Parents know this, but a common excuse given is "We are so busy, how will we find the time?" The truth is that all human activity is goal driven, but we don`t all focus on goals that will bring us the most benefit over the long term. To do this we need to manage our time, but the catch is that managing our time is really a function of goals and perspective. This is not a chicken or the egg question, however, because achievement has a history - a definite beginning and a process of follow-through.