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How to choose your child's first ukulele

How to choose your child's first ukulele

Parents – 03/09/18

Choosing a ukulele could be more difficult than you might imagine! There are differences in size, make, build and quality. Here's a guide to help you to choose the best one for your child, or for yourself. more

How to make your child's music teacher happy - 10 easy ways

How to make your child's music teacher happy - 10 easy ways

Parents – 26/05/18

The private music teacher/child/parent relationship is a complicated one, resting on mutual co-operation and collaboration. A good relationship depends on mutual respect - for the well-being of the child, for the teacher's professionalism, and for the whole array of demands on parents' time and resources, The better the relationship, the better the outcome of tuition. more

Help your child to be a confident performer

Help your child to be a confident performer

Parents – 11/08/17

Playing when someone is listening can be difficult for some children because of the added stress and the older the child is, the worse the anxiety seems to get unless they are practising performing regularly. Here are some suggestions to prevent performance nerves from becoming a problem. more

Making music practice pleasant

Making music practice pleasant

Parents – 01/10/16

You want your child to gain the most from music lessons so it is important to make practice time comfortable, enjoyable and, possibly, sociable. Organise your family schedule to make practice time fit in with other commitments so that your child knows you think music is important. more

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