He also inspired in her a desire to learn about history and current events! She has turned into an avid reader and is always up for a conversation about politics and world issues. She is more focused and prepared for this school year than ever before. She will tell you that her tutor Michael opened her eyes to learning and that he's also really smart. Can't get a better recommendation than that!
He listened carefully as I related my issues and my goals. Though I had initiated sessions for tutoring on Avid Protools we decided mutually that with my very basic hardware setup getting protools to work was not practical. As a composer / songwriter he was a kindred spirit and his knowledge of music notation software was an invaluable addition to his knowledge of ProTools and other DAWs.
And, let me tell you, it is extraordinarily valuable to have an avid and experienced native Russian speaker guide you through the language, step by step and in person; I cannot exaggerate how crucial this is for someone like me who wishes to learn Russian from the ground up. Juliya is a very gifted teacher who is very patient, adaptive, understanding, and knowledgeable. Juliya paces her lessons well and is very attentive and receptive about if/when any confusion or questions arise.