Collaborative Learning from the Start: Coaching Beginning and Intermediate Level Ensembles

Collaborative Learning from the Start: Coaching Beginning and Intermediate Level Ensembles
    Meghan Balsom; Katherine Chandler; Vicente Della Tonia Jr.; Yewon Kerr; Ka Young Lee; Sarah Quek; Adrian Quiroga; Lindsey Vickers
        Presented at the 2014 MTNA National Conference (March 2014)
        Presented at the Fourth MTNA Collegiate Chapters Piano Pedagogy Symposium (January, 2015)
        Presented at the Columbia Music Teachers Association (February, 2015)
Playing in an ensemble requires a variety of skills; learning these skills from the beginning of music lessons will enhance beginning and intermediate students’ study. Our research focuses on finding appropriate repertoire for students in the first few years of study, and explores coaching students on playing tougher and listening to each other.