Getting better at something doesn't mean mistakes disappear. So the real trick is to fall in love with the struggle, mistakes, and frustration. Learn to love the pain of learning, it's the best thing I've learned from music.
Why does sight-reading account for such a small amount of practice and lesson time? What if sight-reading was more than 50% of the time early on for piano education? Growth and development would be slow in the beginning, but it could be 100x the rate of development in later years simply because the students could be more efficient, learn faster and expose their minds to more music.
This is a big episode to kick-off season 4 of the Oclef Podcast. We are so excited to bring this episode to listeners. I hope you enjoy listening to this interview with the world's top Jazz and R&B composer for music education. I'm so grateful to have the chance to talk with Christopher Norton.
This is most likely the last episode of Season 3. We are so excited to announce the new season of the Oclef Podcast which will feature interviews with Christopher Norton, Adriana Linares, David Brown, Lisa Bastien and Phong Le (Oclef co-founder). Stay tuned for an interesting season full of interviews with the top music educators on the planet and daily music education podcasts. We love our MusicEd community! Thanks for all your support, listening and for sharing our content.
This is a big one. It's the most important podcast you can ever listen to if you have a child learning piano. This is the secret to ending all fights to practice. It just may not be what you want to hear.
In this episode, we dive into a question from a listener on when their child will start to know what they're passionate about. We also briefly talk about Jean Piaget and the stages of child development.