One of the most difficult things to do as a male music teacher working with primary learners is demonstrating a singing voice and having them match pitch. I do a lot of singing and playing and tend to use my falsetto voice a lot. At the primary age, it is difficult for them to displace … Continue reading How to Teach Young Learners to Use Their Singing Voices as a Male Teacher
I used to not let my students write in the note-names on their recorder sheet music. I thought, "if they write in the note names, they aren't going to really practice reading the notes at all." I preached this to the students and made sure they didn't do it. Recently, I had a conversation with … Continue reading Do You Let Your Learners Write in the Notes?