PArent VideoS - Advice for parents
What to say..
"What we do is so different than what many parents may be expecting and if they learnt music as a child it was quite different to what we do.
We just thought it would be great for experienced parents like you to do give them some advice or just share their experience. I was wondering when you come in this afternoon if you'd have 5 minutes to answer a couple of questions which I'll video - just 1 or 2 questions. very causal... "
Questions to Ask
How did your child go in the first lesson?
Like most children, your little one was a little reluctant in the first lesson. What advice would you give to parents if their child sits back, does nothing or even hides behind them in that first lesson?
What fears did you have when you were thinking about music lesson for your child?
What fears did you have before you came along to your first lesson?
What advice would you give to a new parent?
What advice would you give to someone who is considering music lessons?
What were you worried about before coming along to your first lesson?
What were you worried about when you were thinking about music lessons for your child?
What were you worried about when your child was preparing for their first class concert/first Forte Festival etc?
RODE MOBILE INTERVIEW KIT
This is the kind of thing you are after. This one works with IOS devices.
Get yourself kitted out and then PRACTICE!!
Have a few run throughs getting yourself set up. It's very easy but it will reduce your fear factor so you can focus your energies on relaxing your interviewee. Prepare your questions before hand.