How Students Learn Self-Efficacy Through Instrumental Music Instruction

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

How Parents Can “Reboot” Their Child’s Interest in Playing a Musical Instrument After Taking Summer Off

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

A Beginning-of-Year Welcome Letter to New Music Parents

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

Why the First 2 Months of Being a Music Parent are the Most Important

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

7 Easy Things Parents Can Do Right Now to Extend Their Child’s Musical Life

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

Instrumental Music Education and the Power of Play in Our Schools

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]