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Offline cinnamon21

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PIANO TEACHER'S uniform
« on: May 18, 2016, 03:55:50 AM »
Hello everyone,

I have recently started working at a small music school full-time and I'm required to wear a polo shirt with the school's name written in huge fonts on my back every day. I don't know if it's just me...but I feel embarrassed...I don't think it shows any professionalism. What do you think?
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Bach - P&F in C# Major, BWV 872, Book II
Haydn - Sonata No.60 in C Major, Hob. XVI 50
Mendelssohn - Variations Serieuses
Debussy - Reflets dans l'eau
Ravel - Jeux d'eau

Offline lostinidlewonder

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Re: PIANO TEACHER'S uniform
«Reply #1 on: May 18, 2016, 03:57:46 AM »
Yeah I would feel weird too. Maybe its so they can identify you as a teacher and not some stranger who has walked onto school grounds. Do all the teachers have to wear it? Usually a name tag to pin to your shirt is enough.
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Offline cinnamon21

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Re: PIANO TEACHER'S uniform
«Reply #2 on: May 18, 2016, 05:32:08 AM »
Yeah. The receptionist at the counter and teachers have to wear this polo shirt...and to think that I have to wear this most of the time in public transport every day...lunch break and all. Not to be offensive, but when I wear it, I feel like a salesperson or those workers at the gas station rather than a teacher :'/
Currently working on:

Bach - P&F in C# Major, BWV 872, Book II
Haydn - Sonata No.60 in C Major, Hob. XVI 50
Mendelssohn - Variations Serieuses
Debussy - Reflets dans l'eau
Ravel - Jeux d'eau

Offline quantum

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Re: PIANO TEACHER'S uniform
«Reply #3 on: May 19, 2016, 04:13:03 AM »
Haven't seen that before at a music school in my city.  It is usually just business dress, if there is a dress code.  Maybe a t-shirt for everyone to wear at public performances so a bunch of singing students look like a school on stage.  
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Re: PIANO TEACHER'S uniform
«Reply #4 on: May 19, 2016, 05:59:11 AM »
As long as it's 100% cotton.
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Re: PIANO TEACHER'S uniform
«Reply #5 on: May 19, 2016, 01:53:13 PM »
My piano teacher wore a house dress.  Skirt was below the knee.  Full collar usually.
No brand visible.  Obviously this wasn't recent.  Oh, I miss the fifties.