Course | Pedagogy – The Art of Teaching Music to Children


"From Fear to Curiosity, from self-criticism to self-confidence"

The Art of Teaching Music to Children - a crash course in positive pedagogic

In this video training course, the Finnish viola teacher, conductor, and renowned expert on teaching music to children and teenagers take you through the key challenges of music pedagogy with children. You will learn how to demand excellence without tears, how to counter perfectionism and reduce the fear of mistakes, how to replace stage-fright with stage confidence, and how to help children overcome excessive perfectionism.

Additional themes covered in this course include collaborating with parents, praising children in a way that works, and promoting the personal growth of young musicians. The course contains many simple and highly applicable games and tools to foster children’s motivation to practice and overcome challenges.


  • The Potential
  •  Self-Confidence
  • Positive Demanding
  • Mistakes
  • Stage Confidence
  • Motivation
  • Collaborating with parents
  • New comparing to cooperation

11 videos, for a total running time of 1 hour 25'24.

Instructor: musiMentor Pirkko Simojoki 
Course | Pedagogy – The Art of Teaching Music to Children ultima modifica: da iClassical Foundation

Language ENGLISH


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