As I get to know each student, I gauge how much he or she wants to be challenged and teach them accordingly. I set reasonable achievable goals, providing confidence and a sense of value.
When students master the fundamentals of clarinet playing, they can enjoy it for a lifetime. My goal for beginner-intermediate students is that they will learn the skills necessary to play any music, anywhere, and with anyone they want. For advanced students I focus on classical styles and technique.
Clarinet lessons in San Jose, Palo Alto, and Fremont CA
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Useful Links for Students
Great article on leadership lessons learned through music
Strategies for Teaching Music to Young Children is a compilation of tips for parents and information on teaching music to young children.
Learn music theory online at emusictheory.com
Free sheet music at imslp.org
My 1st grade recorder students at Gault Elementary (May 2013)