Learning an Instrument – Leaving the Inner Teacher Behind

When I was a child, I had a bike with a handle at the back. Dad and I would go up the road to the shops: me on my bike, him walking behind, holding the handle. One day, he let go and I rode home, not realising that he was no longer with me untilContinue reading “Learning an Instrument – Leaving the Inner Teacher Behind”

Learning an Instrument – Old, Familiar Tunes

You’ve been working hard at learning your instrument. You are frustrated. No matter how hard you try, you just cannot play that new piece you’re working on. You could give up. I can help you with this, but first it is only fair that I reveal my own approach to teaching an instrument. If IContinue reading “Learning an Instrument – Old, Familiar Tunes”