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Teaching ideas for very young harp students

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    elena-k-pohl
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    I have recently taken on a new harp student.

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    kay-lister
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    Elena,

    Looking at this from a non-music perspective.

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    Tacye
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    Are you familiar with Kodaly?

    #84681

    Elena, take a look at Suzanne Balderston’s Step By Step book 1 and 2, with teddy-bear pictures throughout. Combine these with

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    sherry-lenox
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    Here’s another vote for Kodaly, but can’t you give her half hour lessons?

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    I know a piano teacher who lets them play, make up stories, he follows their lead, initially. I think an hour is probably too long unless you spend a lot of it doing games and things, unless the student is like a little Salzedo and is ready for serious study!

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