Rob Knopper, percussionist of the Metropolitan Opera orchestra, writes:
Lessons are the cornerstone of your musical education. they’re the most important hour of your entire week. The people you took lessons with are on the first page of your freaking resume and at the end your bio, even if you already play with a top-5 orchestra!
Your entire college decision should be largely based on who you’re going to study with, people. I can’t stress this enough (how exactly should you choose a college? that’s a topic for another time.)
Ok, so you’ve arrived, you’re in school, and you’re taking these great lessons from your teacher. They’re expensive and so valuable that every minute is like pure gold. how do you get the most out of each and every minute of every lesson? Click here for answers.