Here are a couple of links I’ve shown to some of my senior pupils to reinforce some of that stuff I’m always trying to get you to see. You know, like learning to break things down into tiny chunks, deconstruct them further, fix them, put them back together and feel empowered by the process when … Read moreLearning to practise and enjoy it
Some food for thought for our piano players who like to play (or hope to learn) at least the first section of Beethoven’s Für Elise: Beethoven, Für Elise WoO 59 – Do you strike the right note? So what do you do? In the end, you choose. Teacher has played both in the past and … Read moreFür Elise: D or E?
A Music Teacher’s Story from Mr Duggan My second years asked me today why I became a music teacher and I thought a serious question demanded a serious answer, so I told them… I’d studied music at Edinburgh University, followed by a year studying recorder at Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague (Holland) with ambitions to … Read moreWhy I’m here
Something first posted to Mr Duggan’s personal blog on 25 January that might have gone straight here if the site rebuild with this news/blog section had been done. Quite a departure here when most of the blog’s about my own outdoor or musical activities, but here’s something I made for work nearly three years ago, … Read moreMicrophone clip webcam mount
Just a test post for the ‘news’ (blog) section… somewhere for announcements, info on current activities, deadlines and what have you! :-)