How do you deal with difficult neighbors? I live in a four unit apartment building where, I admit, the sound travels fairly easily. Understanding that, I keep my practice time and my lessons between the hours of 10am-6pm (7pm at the latest if I have a make-up lesson). I only practice 2-3 hours a day on average and never when I think people might be trying to sleep. We also talked to our landlords before we moved, letting them know I play. However, I have one neighbor who insists she is "sick" of hearing me play. I wish I could just get her to understand - I'm not just playing for pure fun (although of course I enjoy it) or to annoy her. I HAVE to practice just like she has to work! But she doesn't let me get a word in, just complains and leaves. Anybody dealt with this before? How did you manage?
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