I don’t do trial lessons at all.If the student wants to speak on the phone or through e-mail thats no problem at all but in my opinion a lesson is a lesson and has to be paid because is your time what your are giving to the student,and the student has to understand that the teacher’s time is what he/she is paying for. You can explain that to the…[Read more]
Great advices and ideas here guys.The matter of cancellation is always a difficult one and every student seems to have their own ideas but 48 cancellation I find is a must and always give me a good result Thank you all. 🙂
Increase the price of our lesson is something we all have to face at some point.The price of your lesson is perceived many times by the new student as the quality of the lesson they are gonna get if the student is new and after if the quality of the lesson is high and the students are happy with their progress they won’t mind to pay an…[Read more]
Your choices definitely are great options as good easy songs. A few more ideas:
Superstition main riff-Is a really good one to learn how to mute strings with the left hand to get that extra percussive element.
Highway to Hell- Very well known,open chords and great for reinforce pulse.
Sabbra Cadabra – Every beginner metal head is…[Read more]
Gael Cabado Barreno replied to the topic Are Frustrated Students Frustrating You? (All Teachers) in the forum Music Teachers 2 years ago
To ask them to do both ways,the old and new is a really good one I agree.It’s very important for the students to actually experience the benefits of the new way of doing things and understand and feel that this way will make them improve their performance.
I find useful,as well,to really make them see that mistakes are an essential part of the…[Read more]
I think this may help her to keep and feel the rhythm and pulse:
Instead of clapping try her swing her body gently side to side.Is more natural sometimes than clapping.(Stevie Wonder,Ray Charles style).
Learning jus parts of song,label them as verse…[Read more]
Gael Cabado Barreno replied to the topic Welcome to the mgrmusic.com Community (All Teachers) in the forum Music Teachers 2 years ago
This is looking great! I am Gael,guitar teacher in London. 🙂