– Trusting students while teaching excellence
Susanne van Els is originally a violist. She studied at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, where she was Head of Classical Music from 2009 to 2015. Until 2017 she was Head of the Classical Music department of Conservatorium Maastricht. Susanne now is a member of the Learning & Teaching working group in the European project Strengthening Music in Society. She talks about freedom and trust and how this leads to excellence in music education. Learning can be fearless and joyful.