Take a friday pause
It’s been a quiet week in the blogosphere. I guess everyone is getting ready for Christmas! If you are, I hope you’re also taking time to enjoy the season and reflect too. Haven’t done that yet? Grab a cuppa and have a read of these gems.

Posts on learning

Words of encouragement and a reality check for young musicians (Beyond the Notes) – A reminder that no matter how amazing another musician seems, we are all still learning!

Why Write Programme Notes (Dr Marc’s Blog) – Some really important advice that will help you write better programme notes.

Posts on teaching

Tips for Ticks: How to Teach Piano Kids To Use a Metronome (Teach Piano Today) – Four key aspects of using a metronome to help candidates to

Free Christmas Singing Game (Helen Russell Music) – A gorgeously cute singing game which works for small groups, and is Kodaly friendly too 🙂

Music in the News

Pioneering online music degree set to launch (Music Week)

Singing ‘boosts mental health’ (Wirral News)

Plan to cut music lessons (Daily Record)

Music in higher education: what is it worth? – roundtable discussion (The Guardian)


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