My daughter, 15, prefers playing in collaboration, dislikes much 19th century solo repertoire, and wants to work on piano with other musicians. Yet there are fewer and fewer opportunities to do so: the competition and honors recitals honor the kids who learn the solo stuff best, leaving my daughter trying to compete in piano skills she doesn't value. I see her losing piano interest weekly, as other opportunities for chamber at school and church present.What should this parent do to find collaborative piano experiences for his/her daughter? What places or opportunities would you recommend?
As always, your comments are welcome, but this time the stakes are higher, as it may mean the difference between a young pianist continuing or quitting.