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#1477921 - 07/20/10 02:49 PM Re: Passing students on to the next teacher [Re: Canonie]
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#1478837 - 07/22/10 12:07 AM Re: Passing students on to the next teacher [Re: Canonie]
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Sounds like you are going through a normal process, Ann.

I just found out today that I am losing another student. She was one of my very first students and has done well, but is going into high school and doesn't think she'll have time. I understand her choice. I was doubting whether or not she would find any time at all to practice, so I think teaching her would have been frustrating. I feel like I am starting to feel the 'cycle' of piano teaching - they get pretty good, and they give it up. Start more beginners.

So here's another topic: my studio is pretty much where I want it as far as size, but after having a waiting list for the last 3 years, I have had absolutely NO calls or inquiries in about 6 months! I don't know if it's the economy or what!
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#1478843 - 07/22/10 12:23 AM Re: Passing students on to the next teacher [Re: CarolR]
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Originally Posted By: CarolR
I feel like I am starting to feel the 'cycle' of piano teaching - they get pretty good, and they give it up. Start more beginners.


The "circle of life" metaphor at work...

One of my colleagues describes her job as taking her students as far as they can go in music. We just hope that music doesn't end when lessons end. For me, I learned to enjoy the ride while it lasts.
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