Music Education has a whimsical side to it. Music teachers and student musicians get to see the funny in class and rehearsals. Cello There takes all of this and puts it in one place where we can see a new set of Music Education Funnies every weekday by Gregory Pavliv and MusicTeachingGuru.com
Is it ever a bad thing to learn a musical instrument? That all depends on your perspective. Consider if a young music student has only one experience making music and they happen to be taking violin lessons. What’s the best case scenario? Do you find a prodigy? What’s the worst case? The student figures out their not a prodigy.
There are two sides to this. On a positive note, millions of students worldwide enter music with a violin largely in part because of the Suzuki Method. But on a negative note, how many of those students stay with violin versus those that quit. I play cello and understand the immense difficulty at play. So what do I think?
I think that if you are a GREAT violin teacher or your students have access to a GREAT private lesson teacher, then there’s nothing better… You can help them out even if you aren’t a violinist. Check out this video explaining what you need to know.
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