Meri’s Musical Musings

Some traits of successful families in music lessons

Posted on: November 27, 2011

They get a good-quality instrument that is in good shape mechanically

They don’t quit lessons at the first signs a student says they don’t like their music lessons.

They do their best to keep going in lessons even when there are personal or financial aspects that are challenging.

They cooperate with the teacher.

They take students to see other people, older children and adults, who play well on the instrument they are studying and other instruments.

They enforce the amount and quality of practicing required.

They recognize the need for additional opportunities and instruction as the student advances.

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1 Response to "Some traits of successful families in music lessons"

Great points. I was lucky to have parents who did all those things for me, and now my most successful students are the ones whose parents are interested, engaged, and supportive.

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