Be on time
Ask a question if you’re not sure. But you don’t need to ask a question for the sake of asking.
Be honest – really!
Care! Us teachers do!
Try a little!
Practice – even a little
Have a pencil – AND USE IT
….”But you don’t need to have a question just to ask one.”
If this is even remotely representative of the standard of your tuition, include me out. What about clarity of communication, geezer?
I stopped using the word “try” in my studio. My students like this because it is zen-like, and helps them approach the bass as a disciplined warrior would.
“No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.”
–YODA, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Well then I shall update this post!!