Clark’s Rules for Musician Success

Teaching is not so much imparting knowledge as it is facilitating learning. A teacher is an enabling coach on the sideline; all the on-field action is by the student, the learner.

From a veteran coach, here is a simple but effective playbook. Each rule is a command to action.

Rule 1:   SHOW UP.

Rule 2PAY ATTENTION.

Rule 3DO THE WORK.

Rule 4JOIN A TEAM.

Rule 5PLAN AHEAD.

Rule 6BECOME A LEADER.

Rule 7ENCOURAGE OTHERS.

Feel free to quote and pass them on!