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Patience Traps, Part 3: Students, part a

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“I HATE PRACTICING”   An Extremely Famous Violinist*

At last we come to the real test of our ability to resist patience: our students.

There are myriad ways in which our students can push us into the patience trap. Perhaps the most dangerous is when they contract a disease known to most music teachers as I-Don’t-Want-To-Practice-itis.

A variation is:  I-Don’t-Like-To-Practice-itis. Continue reading

26 November 2014