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To touch or not to touch? Summary of the debate begun on 3 July 2017 about the use of touch in piano teaching

To Touch or not to Touch?

Here's a summary of the week's posts

Thank you for your swift and heartfelt responses to the debate begun last week about using touch in piano lessons (see the Facebook post below).

The post has reached nearly 8,000 people –and numbers are still rising. Well over 100 people took the trouble to share their views.

In London: A five day course to refresh and inspire instrumental and vocal music teaching, learning and performing, including Practical Psychology for Musicians, Playing by Ear, Improvising and Dance for Musicians

"Shed new light and transformed my career". That's what everyone says about this unique and highly useful summer course which has now returned to London, overlooking the Thames, having been overlooking the sea in Aberystwyth, Wales, for many years.

It is for instrumental and vocal music teachers and performers, and includes practical psychology for music teaching, learning and performing -how to deal with problem pupil, parents and performance anxiety.

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