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#961754 - 12/21/04 04:32 PM student ability
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I was wondering, I have a student who been playing since he was 15 and now he is 17 and currently finishing playing Grieg concerto in A minor, is he consider a child prodigy or has exceptional talent.

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#961755 - 12/23/04 05:18 AM Re: student ability
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If he started from scratch at 15 at least he is very talented. I won't say he is prodigy stuff until more details are provided. I have come across a few prodigy students that they later on never amounted to anything musically. They did, however, excelled in other fields like jounalism, medicine, etc.

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