Teachers: push or pull?

There are countless approaches to teaching, but in this post I want to share one simple idea that has intrigued me for years. This question has helped me evaluate my own teaching and understand (without judging) the teaching of others. So, here’s the big question:

Sunday Scales 6: Variations galore

This week I’m going to demonstrate an important practice technique: Identify a difficult technical passage Extract the excerpt and practice it on its own Memorize the excerpt Vary and transpose the excerpt as widely as possible As our source, we’ll take a well-known passage from George Enesco’s Légende: