You’re keen to play piano, or to play better. You want a teacher who can teach you the musical skills you desire. You also want someone who is a great personality fit for you, who is enjoyable and really nurtures your strengths. You want your lessons to be enlightening and enjoyable!
Let me assist you in your search. I have met with dozens or maybe hundreds of prospective piano students over the years. I ask them lots of questions to help determine if my abilities and style could be a good fit for them. When it’s time for you to interview a prospective teacher, you’ll feel much more comfortable if you’re clear about what you’re looking for, and can describe it easily.
That’s where my 10 Quick Questions comes in. It’s a simple questionnaire to “interview yourself”, to get clear on what you’re looking for. You could even have your filled in questionnaire with you when you interview the prospective teacher.
1. Why do you want to play piano?
2. What’s your personal piano history?
3. Do you have special logistic considerations?
Download “10 Quick Questions to Make Teacher Shopping a Breeze.” It helps you be clear on what you want and need. It will also help you feel prepared and comfortable when you interview prospective new teachers.