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Instrumental Teaching - Mills, Janet



Book - Oxford Music Education Series

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This thought-provoking and entertaining book draws on the findings of research and on the authors wealth of experience to encourage teachers to build upon the strengths of current practice. Suitable for a wide readership, it will challenge and inspire anyone who is, or is thinking of becoming, an instrumental teacher.


  • Introduction
  • Why teach an instrument?
  • Instrumental teachers
  • Why take instrumental lessons?
  • What instrument?
  • Instrumental lessons, music, and life
  • The first lesson
  • Planning a programme of lessons
  • Practice makes perfect?
  • Some myths of instrumental learning and teaching
  • So, why teach an instrument?
  • Appendix 1 - Nuts and bolts: frequently asked questions
  • Appendix 2 - How not to teach musically
  • Index

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