I was amazed and impressed at the parent observation day in music class. Our kids are so lucky to be learning music theory at a deep level from a young age. If they stay with it, they will be proficient in the language of music to a degree that only the most talented musicians can attain on their own. Another thing I love has nothing to do with music. It is that they are in a small group situation where they are being asked to think on their feet and perform in front of a group. It is a fun atmosphere so I don’t think it is felt as pressure. My child is not being required to do that in any other situation in school or otherwise. In school, the teachers only call on kids who have raised their hands. These kids have already solved the problem, or probably already knew it before the teacher asked. Your class is genuinely challenging, but never in an unattainable way.