How and When to Say No to Prospective Student

Ask Diane “If I may ask: what do you do when it becomes apparent that the prospective student just doesn’t seem to be a good fit? Personality-wise? (But the parents love you and obviously don’t see anything wrong.) I’ve had a few interviews where there were some red flags but Continue Reading

Teaching Adults Piano: Ten Tips

A master chef is teaching a private cooking class to James, a 45-year-old aspiring chef. “What your absolute favorite food?” asks the master chef.  “Jambalaya!” says James. “I absolutely LOVE Jambalaya! Can you teach me how to make it?” “Absolutely!” says the chef. “I’ll teach you to make Jambalaya. But Continue Reading