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How Improv Can Help Your Perfectionist Music Students

A common struggle for students is being too critical of themselves. This fun improv exercise is a great way to boost their confidence!

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Ed Pearlman Dec 3, 2015 Inspiration
“But it’s cheating!” – The musical way to read music

Are the rhymes and mnemonic devices for remembering the order of the notes really the best way to help students read music?

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Brandon Pearce May 21, 2012 Music Theory
Tips for Writing Student Recommendation Letters

Do you have students applying for college, music schools or camps, or scholarship awards? For many of their applications, students may ask you for a letter of recommendation. Here are some tips on what materials you need before writing your letter, how to organize its content, and other logistical tips.

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Sarah Luebke Aug 27, 2008 Student Engagement