Why Didn’t I Think of That? by Dennis Alexander. Th @ 11:15am.
This session covered a variety of commonly asked questions from teachers that Mr. Alexander has received over the years. There is a lot of good information here for teachers!
Q: Is it dangerous to play new pieces for beginners? Won’t they learn the piece by ear instead of learning how to read?
A: No. It’s good to learn to play by ear! We just need to expect reading to occur too. Modeling (whether from a CD or from the teacher) helps students not come back each week with mistakes learned. Continue reading “NCKP 2011 | (8) Why Didn’t I Think of That? by Dennis Alexander”