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Michael Gove’s Oboe Playing: Fingers On Lips, Class

by | 14th, January 2011

MICHAEL Gove says it’s OK for music teacher to touch pupils. His advice forms part of the Education Secretary’s Keeping Children safe in Music Drive. He says:

“Whether it’s adjusting the position of a violin or demonstrating how to handle drumsticks, showing how a trombone slide should work or introducing new subtleties in oboe playing, teachers should be trusted to touch children without feeling they are somehow transgressing the rules.”

Anyone laughing like a teenage adolescent will be sent from the room. Fingers over holes, lips puckered and begin…



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