24 Oct 2016

What makes a child persevere with an instrument?

From Upbeat, 1:01 pm on 24 October 2016
Clara Van der Zee and her violin

Clara Van der Zee and her violin Photo: Anna Van der Zee

Four year-old Clara Van der Zee is learning the violin through the Suzuki method.

Cynthia Morahan – a failed pianist who never practiced – spoke to Clara and her parents Anna and Christian Van der Zee (both musicians themselves) about discipline, parental encouragement and practice, practice, practice.