Actually, not really. If you’re a music teacher, you may find that this is a pretty tricky time of the year to keep students motivated.
It’s the time of the year when students who were new in August start to lose some of their initial excitement about learning a new instrument.
It’s that time of the year when parents are stressed out with all their holiday obligations and getting their kids to practice is just “one more thing” on the list.
It’s that time of the year when students’ after-school schedules are picking up — sporting seasons have begun in earnest, girl scouts is underway and school holiday performances are on the calendar.