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Topic: playing v. immitating  (Read 2879 times)

Offline dcstudio

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Re: playing v. immitating
Reply #50 on: December 26, 2015, 11:08:55 AM
Yeah ok whatever. Just cos it don't make sense to you don't mean jack. You defending the idiotic teacher is judgement on your behalf since you don't care about the feelings of students, oh but that makes sense right because you think its ok lol. If you were a considerate teacher dcstudio you would realise how important it is to give encouragement to students ALWAYS, constructive critique not subjective bullshit answers. As teachers we should be servants to our students if one doesn't like this then don't be a teacher, I can't stand arrogant teachers.

there is nothing conditional in the above post.  this is rude and offensive--when there was no need.. I did not attack you and how can I defend a teacher I never met.  I only suggested that this story is incomplete -- there are certainly more details that would make this story...believable.
 

a dedicated student who is tackling the first of the Chopin etudes and has been told he "can play the piano" by his instructor...  is going to be riding pretty high..  odds are he will have the same view as the teacher.   He is going to feel like the better pianist...  regardless of how many Etudes the self-taught pianist thinks he can play and how close of friends the two of them are.   So I seriously doubt he would write such a post.  The self-taught pianist who has been called an imitator will harbor serious animosity for such an 'idiotic" teacher and will want to vent on behalf of his bruised ego. He is also likely to change the other student into a sympathetic eyewitness to his fantasy of being victimized.. Mr. "thinkshecanplayChopin" is far more likely to post something that paints this teacher as jealous, abusive, and threatened by talent then the long-time pupil of the allegedly abusive instructor.  It is likely Mr. Thinks did "break down" as the story says...but it was only his ego that was crying--and of course in the story it was the fault of the teacher's "cruelty"--and all designed to get members angry.

now IDK who the OP is... but I would bet a million bucks that it's not the "dedicated" student from the story... it's the literary work of  Mr. Thinkshecanplaychopin.


 


this whole thing sounds like BS to me...lol  but yes, I am just speculating.   I am also speculating that this teacher said something like..."you sound great, but you are only imitating what you hear, so let's get you into lessons so you can learn to read music...because right now you can play but you don't know how to play... I have another student right now so I really don't have time to listen to you anymore...next time please make an appointment.  Thank you."



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Offline lostinidlewonder

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Re: playing v. immitating
Reply #51 on: December 26, 2015, 12:02:28 PM
there is nothing conditional in the above post.  this is rude and offensive--when there was no need.. I did not attack you and how can I defend a teacher I never met.  I only suggested that this story is incomplete -- there are certainly more details that would make this story...believable.
Well you clearly refuse to read appropriately so all this abuse is just in your own head. Why dont you also quote your accusation against me that encouraged my response that you melodramatically call abuse? You won't look so innocent and cutesy poo then.
I get the feeling this is about you and you do know this teacher.   Smiley  that's my judgment.
Like your smile is supposed to make your judgement about me personally alright?

Remember the tone of voice when reading ok, don't read everything I write with your angry voice lol.
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Offline dcstudio

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Re: playing v. immitating
Reply #52 on: December 26, 2015, 12:31:41 PM



A performance degree is not a phd it's a DMA    you would think a student would know that.


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Re: playing v. immitating
Reply #53 on: December 26, 2015, 12:40:56 PM
Hate to have to act as peacekeeper, ...(in this case, she's a raging c**t who needs an ego check).
In what way is that kind of invective conducive to 'peacekeeping'?
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