A Parent's Survival Guide to Music Lessons: Help Your Child Succeed in Music (Parents' Survival Guides)
By: Elisabeth Winkler Lawrence (author)Hardback
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An essential guide packed with plenty of practical advice for parents whose children would like to start learning a musical instrument. Helping your child to embark on a musical journey can be daunting and confusing, especially if you don't consider yourself to be musical. Elizabeth Lawrence draws on her extensive experience as a musician, teacher and parent to answer questions such as: Which instrument is right for my child? Where can I find a teacher? How do I encourage my child to practise? How can I help with performance nerves? and Are exams important? Whatever your own experience of music, this friendly, practical guide written in jargon-free language will help you navigate through music lessons.
Elizabeth Lawrence is committed to helping others on their musical journeys. She is a passionate believer in music as a force for good and music-making as essential in the forming of a complete and fulfilled human being. Elizabeth is a teacher and a parent who understands the potential anxieties around music lessons - from choosing the right instrument for your child, to motivating your child to practice, helping them cope with exam pressures and communicating effectively with music teachers. Elizabeth has trained at some of the most prestigious conservatoires in Europe and the UK. She holds a Diploma in Music Education from the Hochschule fur Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, where she studied piano with the Brazilian virtuoso Roberto Szidon and the British composer and Liszt specialist David Wilde. She received an entrance exhibition for post-graduate studies in Voice at the Royal Academy of Music. Elizabeth has taught from early years to post-graduate level in addition to her extensive experience as a consultant and artists' manager.
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