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Author Blanchard, Bonnie.

Title Making music and enriching lives : a guide for all music teachers / Bonnie Blanchard ; with Cynthia Blanchard Acree.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2007]
2007

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  MT1 .B652 2007    AVAILABLE
Description x, 320 pages : music ; 26 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-309) and index.
Contents Part 1. Enriching lives. Transform your teaching style : the Music for life method ; Focus on relationships first ; Instill pride and respect ; Show students your commitment to excellence ; Promote a love of learning and independence ; Create an atmosphere of achievement ; Attitude is everything ; Make practice a priority ; Increase success with the Music for life notebook system ; Energize students with goals ; Recognize and reward results and effort ; Foster happy, confident students ; Host fun musical events -- Part 2. Making music. Use practice tricks for fast results ; Musicality makes the difference ; Multiply the fun in chamber music ; Take the fear out of memorization ; Help students become confident sight readers -- Part 3. Tackling your toughest teaching challenges. In the beginning ; Make learning fun (and less painful) for adults ; Troubleshoot problems and turn around complaints ; Prepare students for performance ; Conquer stage fright ; Ace the audition ; When it's time to say goodbye ; Ask the teacher -- Part 4. Running your private music studio. Establish your private studio and develop a business plan ; Get paid what you're worth ; A life in the arts : is it for you? ; Make the teacher's life easier.
Subject Music -- Instruction and study.
Music -- Economic aspects.
Added Author Acree, Cynthia Blanchard.
ISBN 9780253349156 cloth alkaline paper
025334915X cloth alkaline paper
9780253219176 paperback alkaline paper
0253219175 paperback alkaline paper

 
    
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