Teaching Concert Etiquette


One of the most frustrating experiences a music teacher or director can have is a concert audience that is disrespectful.  Whether it is cell phones ringing during the performance, shouts from family members to their children on stage, slamming doors …

The Process of Practicing


“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”

— Abraham Lincoln


“Now, go home and practice!”  How many times have we as music teachers voiced those words to …