Two teachers share one studio in music college
I am going to apply music college, but I found some colleges have a studio shared by two teachers. If I will be accepted by this kind of studio, will I study with both teachers, two lessons per week? If I am accepted by teacher A/B studio, one lesson with teacher A per week, and one lesson with teacher B per week? I think usually college student only one private lesson per week.
Where I went to college there were a few teaching rooms that rotated among adjunct faculty. The violin teacher was only there a couple of days a week at most. It would be weird to have lessons with two different teachers every week.
There was a viola studio made up 2 professor where I did my undergrad since combined there were maybe 30 or so students. They split the students between them. Not sure if it was 50/50 but it was for sure roughly even.
From what I have seen, it varies quite a bit, so your best bet is to ask.
Thanks everyone for providing the answers.
I don’t agree with this system unless it’s a professor sharing his/her duties occasionally with a TA who studied with the professor and is familiar with his/her teaching. In most cases, having 2 different teachers at the same time will present you with conflicting ideas and can be a complete disaster.This is the main reason I decided not to go to a well known music school where I was expected to work with 2 teachers with very different approaches.
Thank you very much, Nate
Yeah that’s why I mentioned that the viola studio from that University split the students so that they didn’t both teach them. Although It’s still weird that they have a studio class together because they do have differing opinions and I imagine that they butt heads every once in a while. They could certainly just have studio class separately. Oh well it wasn’t my problem I was there as a violin performance major.
To clarify if needed:
I suspect it is simply a time-share situation on different days, but I agree with Nate: two alternating teachers will want the same things, but have widely different ways and sequences to achieve them. This is quite different from benefiting from a summer camp with a very different teacher for a week or two.
Stephen, what does = / = mean?
The opposite of "=". I don't have infinite virtuosity with symbol notation on keyboards.
"Does not equal" is perfectly understandable too.
My preferred notation is: