Teaching debates – Page 3

  • OpinionSept13
    Debate

    Use intellect, not instinct

    2013-08-05T00:00:00Z

    Instead of simply focusing on technical prowess, performers should have as profound an understanding of music theory as composers do, argues cellist David Watkin, since it can only serve to develop their skills

  • OpinionAug13
    Debate

    Sources of inspiration

    2013-07-24T00:00:00Z

    If players and teachers were less cagey about where they discovered their ideas, Philippa Bunting argues, it would be more interesting for audiences and more valuable for their peers

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    Debate

    Secret commissions: the dark side of teaching

    2013-07-22T00:00:00Z

    Teachers must be open about any commission they get when a student buys an instrument, argues Ariane Todes

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    Debate

    No more excuses - Sally Beamish

    2013-04-08T00:00:00Z

    Sally Beamish laments that it's taken the tragic death of violinist Frances Andrade for the damage done by predatory music teachers to be seriously addressed