On a Tuesday afternoon in Whitmore Recital Hall, MU piano professor Julie Knerr gave a performance to a rapt audience of two. Sidni Jones, a first-grader, and Grace Kirk, a second-grader, watched as Knerr’s fingers deftly alternated between two high-pitched keys on the keyboard of an elegant black grand piano.
Why do kids want to do music and why do teachers want to teach it
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