What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Yes. I have always continued my study of the piano, seeing several different teachers through the years. I have watched several master classes an the internet. Also, I have read and continue to read several books on piano technique.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I have loved music. When I was twelve I bought a guitar and paid for my own lessons often practicing 6 to 7 hours a day while in school. At age seventeen a Piano arrived in my home for my sisters. I started teaching myself to play. From there I went to college starting out influenced by my Parents as Math Major switching to Music Theory and Composition and English Creative writing.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
It is a good idea to discuss what you would like to or have your children learn.
Ask about experience and training.
Ask for a reference to find out what present or former clients have to say.
Ask about the availability of performance experiences.
Also, ask if you can observe a lesson.