Who's in charge? The student - or the teacher?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by trumpetsplus, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. veery715

    veery715 Utimate User

    Mar 6, 2007
    Ithaca NY
    You and your son should get some counseling together to work to overcome the effects of your pushing him. Perfection is a mythological state; what we seek is progress.
  2. tobylou8

    tobylou8 Utimate User

    Dec 22, 2008
    Hey, that's what parents are for! ;-) All any parent can do is the best they know to do. Perfection is not attainable, just being the best you can be.
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2012
  3. optic1

    optic1 Pianissimo User

    Mar 31, 2012
    West Richland, Washington
    I thought about it once and told him a few years back he has the tools. Just use them, he is a good kid just does some stuff. I think its poor judgement myself. Im not on his back this day and age. Now he just cracks me up when he does stupid stuff.
  4. Mark_Kindy

    Mark_Kindy Mezzo Forte User

    Jul 11, 2010
    Gainesville, FL
    Yeah, thanks for the link to this Ivan! Exactly what I've needed :)

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