I waffle back and forth about whether I want my teacher to give me advice on where to add rubato or dynamics or creative articulations. It seems that if it's not the organic decision of the player, it'll be mechanical musicality that has no real emotional connection. But then again sometimes I'm satisfied with the "musicality" of a piece which, to any audience, will have sounded very cold and boring. Any teachers out there have any ideas on the topic of teaching interpretations and musicality, beyond the mechanical and theoretical process of learning piano?