As a double degree graduate of the University of Rochester and the Eastman School of Music with decades of teaching experience ranging from secondary through the collegiate levels in math and music, tutoring need not be a measure of last resort to merely achieve a passing grade but, even if it is, I will help raise the student's awareness of the chosen field and its interdependence to other areas of learning via a methodology that underscores competency and does not permit failure.
Whether it be the 3 Rs or preparation in the performing arts, a remarkable instructor must go well beyond the subject matter at hand and help imbue the student with a spirit of wonder that, in due time, will foster enthusiasm necessary for excellence.
A child emulates and learns to communicate in his or her mother-tongue through a supporting and nurturing environment. Likewise, a student needs to be sufficiently motivated to embrace learning in a familiar supportive manner.
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