• Piano Drop Outs

    A recent survey in America revealed surprising results:  Biggest reasons for dropping piano: 1.  Having a stay-at-home parent with a musical background 2.  Students rating themselves very poorly 3.  Insufficient practice time 4.  Lack of motivation These are very interesting results. Let’s look at them in more detail. 1. Having a stay-at-home parent with a musical background This may surprise you. Isn’t that the ideal?!  Although it is very beneficial to provide a supporting home environment with the opportunity of hearing a variety of music including classical art music, there is obviously a fine line here between providing interested, nurturing support and too much nagging. That can have the opposite effect!! This…