We have established that regular practice routines will not happen without proactive piano parents. So, how can parents be proactive practice assistants even if they have never touched a piano?
Day 1. The Practice Practice Bouncer: Let’s begin with the simplest of tasks for piano parents. To encourage effective daily practice, proactive parents must act as the Practice Practice Bouncer.
This job requires parents to keep family pets, siblings, and friends out of the piano room.
Even more importantly for older students, this job requires keeping cell phones quiet during practice sessions.