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The difference between being first sax and fourth is nailing the audition — and you can give your child the advantage of careful preparation.
June 22, 2012 Relax — we've got ways help your child play confidently for strangers when something's at stake.
If your child's happy and she knows it, then her practice time will surely show it.
June 21, 2012 How do you avoid morphing into an evil taskmaster when encouraging your child to practice? Try applying positive peer pressure or stepping back gracefully, successful parents say.
How do you encourage your kid to practice with a smile instead of a scream?
June 20, 2012 Tested tips and tricks for boosting motivation and persistence, from homemade games to mindful practice logs.
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How do you match your child with someone competent, trustworthy and inspiring?
June 19, 2012 We've got tips for locating a great instructor, including questions you should ask before the first lesson.
Can you fall in love with the sound of a plastic recorder?
June 18, 2012 Nuns seated young Christopher O'Riley at the piano to keep him out of trouble. The Spokane Symphony's principal trombonist was handed the only remaining instrument in school band. What's the best way to help a child find the right thing to play?
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