Trial lesson at music school-- tips/etiquette?

September 12, 2019, 12:24 PM · Hi everyone.
This is my first post :)

Basically, I'm a high school senior applying to music conservatories for violin performance this fall, and I just scheduled a trial lesson with a highly respected teacher at a competitive school.

I've never had this type of lesson before, and I have a few questions:

1. What would such a teacher expect from me in terms of preparation?

2. How should I prepare/ what things should I put on my checklist to make sure I'm not showing up and embarrassing myself?

3. Are there any specific things I should or shouldn't say/do that aren't obvious no-no's?

4. Are there any particular questions I should be sure to ask?

Any answers or general tips would be appreciated. I'm not experienced with these type of lessons, but I really want to leave a good and professional impression.

Thanks!

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September 13, 2019 at 06:48 AM · Hi Carolyn, post this on the discussion board for more responses!

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