On teaching: humans not customers

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 9, 2015 and filed under blogjunemusic

This is the last week at the school I have been working at teaching the piano. I’ve been there only since the start of this year and I thought it would be easier than this to leave. Half a year? That’s nothing. Surely, I can extricate myself gracefully. I will have barely had time to […]

quietly heartbreaking and chock full of romantic angst

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 6, 2014 and filed under blogjuneculturedays of the weeklifemusic

Friday has turned into what I call in my mind, “music day”. I have two adult music students who come for an hour lesson each. One is a retired primary school teacher who returned to piano lessons as an adult. I love lessons with her as we chat about all sorts of things, including piano […]

of this and that….

Posted by Wendy Davis on May 24, 2014 and filed under bloggingblogjunelifeliving in the regionsmusicstudytelevisionUncategorized

Lots of things have been happening and I have once again turned into a slacker with blogging. So, to get ready for #blogjune I probably should write a few posts this week. Let’s start dear blog by catching up. I’ve been having a lovely time nearly all of the time over the last months. I’ve […]

and then…..

Posted by Wendy Davis on December 17, 2013 and filed under lifeliving in the regionsmusicUncategorizedwriting

I noticed something unusual a couple of weeks ago during a piano lesson with one of my younger students. We were learning a new piece which basically means he was sight-reading his way through it. Depending on a student’s sight-reading skills this can be quite a halting process as they stop to work out what […]