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A Parent's Guide to the First Piano Recital

Your child's first piano recital is often an exciting and nerve-wracking experience, all at the same time, for your student and for you . Here are some tips to help you know how to prepare, what to expect at the recital, and how to keep your child motivated AFTER the recital. As the Recital Approaches One of the best ways to help your child prepare for his/her recital is to have him/her play for the family at home, BEFORE the recital. Many students are more nervous about playing in... Read More
Posted by Ben Fonville at Friday, October 17, 2014
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