Paul Harris: Teaching Beginners - Improve Your Teaching!


Publisher: Faber Music
Author: Paul Harris
Format: Books | Reference

Teaching beginners is a huge responsibility and a challenge, but also reaps enormous rewards, Today there are a host of colourful tutors to choose from, but none tells us how to teach beginners. It can be a hit and miss affair!

Energising and inspirational, Teaching Beginners is a "must have" handbook for all instrumental and singing teachers. Written by the UK's leading music educationalist Paul Harris, it is packed full of comprehensive advice and practical strategies, it offers creative yet accessible solutions to the challenges faced in music education.

Written in an approachable style and distilled from years of personal experience and research Paul Harris looks at the issues concerning the teaching of beginners, outlining a series of principals, advice and strategies, discussing: How to approach the first lesson, Practice ideas for beginners, introducing the tutor book and notation, Taking stock and moving forward, Inheriting pupils, Improvisation and composition for beginners.

A companion to the best-selling Improve Your Teaching, this book is guaranteed to challenge, affirm and energise your teaching!

ISBN: 9780571531752
Language: English
Catalogue No: 057153175X

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        Lancs GB Teacher
        Paul Harris is always interesting and full of ideas, this book is good for young and not so young teachers!
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        Confirmed purchase: 18 November 2016
        Published on: 03 December 2016

        Musicroom Reviews

        Well presented and stimulating (for someone not specifically trained to teach) Building my lesson plans around the author's '4 P's' has helped to link the various elements of a lesson (Scales, sight-reading, aural, pieces) and, most important, my pupils seem to enjoy things.........
        Anonymous - (Durham, United Kingdom)