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#1420317 - 04/19/10 11:06 PM Re: How do you determine what teaching load is good for you? [Re: Gyro]
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Originally Posted By: Gyro
When I was taking lessons way back when, all the teachers did was go through the motions and collect the fee.
That explains a lot.
Originally Posted By: Gyro
Pieces like Chopin Ballades are out of your reach...
How do you know?
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#1420377 - 04/20/10 12:45 AM Re: How do you determine what teaching load is good for you? [Re: currawong]
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HAHAHAHA that was great John laugh
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#1420578 - 04/20/10 12:02 PM Re: How do you determine what teaching load is good for you? [Re: heidiv]
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Originally Posted By: heidiv
Originally Posted By: Gyro
Pieces like Chopin Ballades
are out of your reach


This seems out of character for you, Gyro, considering you advocate learning a concerto note by note regardless of one's ability or experience.

I say do what you love and love what you do.


LOL...I was just thinking the same thing. Gyro, you're a funny guy - Thanks for the encouraging words!
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#1420579 - 04/20/10 12:02 PM Re: How do you determine what teaching load is good for you? [Re: Morodiene]
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John, I think I need to quit teaching all together! ROFL laugh
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#1420625 - 04/20/10 01:45 PM Re: How do you determine what teaching load is good for you? [Re: Morodiene]
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All I can say is . . . "if I didn't take the summer off!
I'D GO MAD!!!!

Just my take! grin
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