PARENTING THE DEVELOPING MUSICIAN – PANEL DISCUSSION – Saturday 22 February
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (during the Senior Rounds, Day 1)
Butler School of Music, Bates Recital Hall
Laurie Scott, Associate Professor of Music and Human Learning at the University of Texas at Austin and director of the University of Texas String Project, sits down with former Menuhin Competition Junior First-Prize winner Kevin Zhu and his father, Daniel, for a discussion about parenting a young musician.
This hour-long forum is free and open to all who want to learn and share experiences. Discussion topics include creating a supportive learning environment, balancing social, academic, and musical development, the value of excellent instruction, and the benefits of a musical peer group. This event occurs concurrently with the first day of the free Senior Rounds, a great opportunity for parents and students to witness amazing developing musicians in action.