If you teach young musicians, you should read this book! Lisk takes a practical and innovative approach to get ting musicians off to a good start by focusing on the student's innate learning process. Following a "natural learning sequence," Lisk gives step by step plans to focus the student mentally on such key elements as tone, technique and rhythm. Mastery of each concept begins with the mindset of the learner, and gradually develops into performance of the skill learned. Even seasoned teachers will find there is something valuable to be learned from this book.