I have a minor dilemma which I'm hoping some of you can help me with. I recently acquired a new violin teacher here in Tucson; she plays in the Tucson Symphony and is very good. My problem is this: She only charges $30.00 an hour, and I almost feel embarrassed to pay her so little; there are lesser teachers in town charging $35.00 and up (usually up) for that same hour.My last teacher charged $40.00 per hour. I know she does extra gigs for money, so it isn't like she's doesn't need the money. I can easily afford to pay more, but on the other hand am I running the risk of her feeling like I'm, as they say in Texas, 'Horning in on her Business' if I bring this up to her, or just start paying more? This is in part a boundaries issue,and I don't know if I should just let sleeping dogs lie,or what the right thing to do here is. Help?
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