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Blog posts : "curriculum"

Two Part Question

February 12, 2014

by David Birrow Birrow.David@MacPhail.org

This post is a 2-part open ended question about private lesson curriculum.

Part I: Among other things, two of my main goals when teaching are:

  1.  to have the instruction and content be relevant to the student's musical life
  2.  to make sure the student le…

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What I Should Have Done on My Summer Vacation

September 9, 2013

by David Birrow Birrow.David@MacPhail.org

BooksWhen I was a kid, I always dreaded the last few weeks and days of summer vacation before school started. That dread was most likely linked to the transition and change involved in switching from the autonomy of summer vacation to the school year, where you …

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