Why Music Lessons Suck – part II

Dave Cracked Up (Blog), Creating, Music/Audio, Opinions, Personal, Teaching 2 Comments

This is part II of my rant on “traditional” music lessons.  Part I can be found here where I lashed out a bit at the way that I was and countless other music students have been and are being taught music.  In this installment, I’m going to continue on this path.  To give you some context to the following – …

Why Music Lessons Suck – part I

Dave Cracked Up (Blog), Music/Audio, Opinions, Personal, Teaching 1 Comment

Maybe I’m bragging here, but I think I have a good problem: My kids voluntarily and enjoy playing piano.  There are times when I actually have to tell them to stop playing. Seriously. There actually are times when it gets to be too much sonic goodness or they chose inappropriate times to sit down and start a recital (i.e. 6:30 …