Is the willingness and ability to teach adults a moral issue?

Dear readers, please indulge me. I am a first time mother at forty-two years old, and my world will never be the same. Everything I see around me is shaded by my new mother eyes. Just like every mother before me, I want the world to be a better place for my child. I was born in the "baby boom" era. I am used to being comfortable and having all my p...
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The Heart of the Matter: Rhythm

 Marvin Blickenstaff, Professor of Music at Goshen College (Indiana) where he teaches applied piano and courses in piano pedagogy and music literature, was named 1990 Teacher of the Year by the Indiana Music Teachers Association. With Louise Bianchi and Lynn Freeman Olson, he co-authored the series Music Pathways (Carl Fischer Publis...
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Are Adults Able to Learn to Play the Piano as Readily As Children?

from the series: It's Never Too Late: Adult Music Study In addition to giving us specific information about adult learners, Michelle Robison's response to our question addresses the myth that adults quit learning after a certain age. You may have noticed in conversations with many adults that the magic age varies, depending on the age of the p...
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