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You also absolutely never can loose your temper. If you are quick to anger or have a temper this is absolutely not the job for you. If you can manage to teach the instrument in an intellectually engaging manner than that will also be a big feather in your cap. There is somethings you should realise that will inevitably happen. Parents will try and duke you ...


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From the view point of the student: as much as this depends on you, plan the lesson carefully enough do not break it abruptly and demonstratively because the time has ran out. know the goals of the student. If the student is not sure about goals, help to choose, listing the possible options. a student may actually not know how to talk with the teacher, ...


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I think the 'classical' approach is much more 'proper', as in in dots the t-s and crosses the i-s. Attention to the written detail is very important. Take any music played in a 'classical' exam. Every note must be given its exact timing, dynamics need to be followed, etc. Whilst there certainly is nothing wrong with this concept, it makes each performance of ...


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I would say personally that it's mostly a matter of the music being taught. The main exception to that is voice; all you have to do is listen to, say, Pavarotti and Frank Sinatra to tell the difference. They are obviously each going after a very different sound. Operatic singing doesn't use a microphone and emphasizes natural volume. The sound is ...



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