evaluation

Playing For Joy

Soaring I wrote a post last Tuesday that was a manifesto against spending any more lesson time teaching students to perform from memory. (Mind you, I’m not totally against memorizing music – just against the idea that a memorized performance is the only legitimately good performance, and against inflicting what I believe is unnecessary stress …

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2009 MTNA National Conference: Self-Efficacy for Music Students

presented by:Alejandro Cremaschi, Emily Book McGree, and Maria Nieto-Pulido, all from the University of Colorado at Boulder (Click here for all of my posts about the 2009 MTNA National Conference in Atlanta.) (From the program book’s description of this seminar: Self-efficacy is a person’s belief that she is capable to succeed at a given task. …

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