We found Jovian online, and choose to give him a chance because he came very well recommended. Jovian has been working now with our 10-year-old daughter for the past 4 months and he has been extremely nurturing and effective as a teacher. Our biggest concern was that she would become bored with formal instruction and would lose interest in lessons and it would be a waste of money, but the experience has been the complete opposite. He has a very practical and intelligent approach to teaching, and our daughter has really fallen in love with playing the piano. And because of her enthusiasm and hard work he has brought her along at the faster pace because she has been challenging herself with her homework to learn as much as possible.
The entire experience of taking lessons and learning to play the piano has been beneficial for her and for her self-esteem. She has been able to see immediate results from her hard work and this is teaching her great live lessons. We did not realize that piano lessons could bring so much joy to her already busy life, but she looks forward all week to her lesson. When she learned to play the main song from Moana she didn’t stop smiling or playing it for a week!!
Jovian has incorporated technology into her homework assignments, so it is fun and she can work on her lessons anytime. The work is recorded and assessed so he can give feedback and notes remotely. He has always been extremely generous with his time and willing to help her anytime during the week if she has any issues with that week’s lesson. He really is the ideal modern teacher. He has a great positive energy to his teaching, and is a very polite and professional instructor. We are looking forward to working with him for many years to come, and to get our son into lessons in a couple years when he is ready to learn.