This may have been brought up before...
I just came to the realization that my teacher loves compliments. After my last lesson I told her how much I appreciate learning violin and what she has given to me; how much a gift it is and how violin has changed my life. She was so happy!!
So I think one awesome gift to music teachers is a compliment and appreciation.
What other kinds of gifts do you give or have you given to your teachers? Also, are there traditional times to give them gifts? I am sure Christmas is probably a good time. Are there other times that you give something?
I would be interested to see what others' ideas and opinions are on this.
- Pete -
At the risk of blatant self promotion, I tip my teacher with our products: https://moonshadowsfarm.com and will also probably make a monetary tip at Christmas.
You guys are so thoughtful
I used to get these wonderful gifts from my students at the end of every lesson.
But seriously, I'm happy that you guys are complimenting and tipping your teachers. Way to go.
You (teachers) give us a great gift! To play one of these instruments. I know you like money.. that's a given. But honestly, (and don't tell anyone this) we can never adequately repay you for this, except maybe to pay it forward somehow.
- Pete -