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#2048146 - 03/14/13 11:11 AM Results of talk on student personality change
chasingrainbows Offline
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Registered: 09/19/06
Posts: 1398
Loc: NJ
Hi everyone, I appreciate and gave a great deal of thought to your input. At the end of the lesson, I asked student if she was still interested in continuing piano lessons. She said not so much. I told her I sensed that from some recent changes I've noticed. I agreed that we could retire the ensemble piece we'd worked on for 6 months. I asked her if she enjoyed the other pieces she was working on and she said yes. I suggested a break after the recital and she agreed. I will really miss her if she doesn't return, but truthfully, I think she is stretched so thin with her school schedule and after school activities, and the addition of guitar lessons, that piano practice is lagging. I hope she returns, but if she doesn't, I'm hopeful she continues piano in the future, and I told her so.

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#2048176 - 03/14/13 12:16 PM Re: Results of talk on student personality change [Re: chasingrainbows]
Jeff Clef Offline
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Registered: 10/05/08
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Loc: San Jose, CA
A nice solution.

And--- what do you know--- once again, talking it over directly with the person, leads to a good outcome. That's three-for-three on PW, just this week alone.

Maybe she'll miss you more than she thinks.

#2048480 - 03/15/13 12:41 AM Re: Results of talk on student personality change [Re: chasingrainbows]
AZNpiano Offline
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Registered: 08/07/07
Posts: 6169
Loc: Orange County, CA
I wish you and your student the best of luck. It sounds like you two reached an agreement.
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