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Advice from Yamaha Master Educator Dr. Rodney Dorsey

Positive Working Relationships

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned during my career is the significance of positive working relationships.

So much of our success as teachers and conductors is directly related to our ability to establish positive working relationships with our students and colleagues. When we understand that concept and act on it, we can create experiences that support and enhance the overall education of our students. When we work with our colleagues in the best interests of our students, we can truly provide the students with meaningful musical experiences.

This article originally appeared in the 2017 V3 issue of Yamaha SupportED. To see more back issues, find out about Yamaha resources for music educators, or sign up to be notified when the next issue is available, click here.