Today I am sharing this article that I wrote for the blog at Tonara.com.
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Assigning and pacing the repertoire we use with our students is one of the most challenging tasks we face as music teachers. The music we assign not only shapes the development of our students’ technical skills--it can also play a huge role in maintaining our students’ motivation to practice.
Some of the difficulties we might encounter in assigning student repertoire include: