This week we talk about what exactly motivates our students and our own experiences in ensembles as students and how they compare.
This week we dig into the benefits and costs of teaching mixed classes as beginners and the prioritization of teaching technique over ensemble skills.
We invite our friend Heather on to talk about her experiences moving into a band program after playing cello and teaching strings her entire life. It’s a bit interesting to note the change in our group dynamic from recording on Sunday Morning to Friday evening.
We discuss how each of us recruit and grow our programs as well as the unique challeges that each of us face based on our specific schools and student deomgraphics.