Reader discretion is advised.

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to learn the tuba?

A: No.

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to learn to paint?

A: No.

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to learn to play the piano?

A: Yes. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to learn to play the piano of his own free will?

A: Yes. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to learn to play the piano because his parents made him do it?

A: Yes. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to learn something else rather than the piano?

A: No.

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who needs to be told what to do in life?

A: No. 

 

Q: Does a piano student go to piano lessons to learn the meaning of life?

A: No. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants an identity mentor rather than a piano teacher?

A: No.

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who seeks for a psychotherapist rather than a piano teacher?

A: No.

 

Q: Does a person who needs phycological treatment seek for a piano teacher?

A: No. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants a piano teacher rather than a counselling mentor?

A: Yes. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants a piano teacher to teach him how to play the keyboard instrument that is called “piano”?

A: Yes. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who seeks for a friend to pour his heart out?

A: No.

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who knows everything about the piano?

A: No. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who knows everything there is in life?

A: No. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who knows what he wants in life?

A: No.

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to know what to vote in the next general election?

A: No.

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to be told what to follow as a career path?

A: No. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to learn to play the piano?

A: Yes. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who wants to know right from wrong?

A: No

 

Q: Is there a science today that can tell us what a piano student really wants?

A: No.

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who will find out about his life through the words of his piano teacher?

A: No. 

 

Q: Is a piano student someone who will find out about his life through the act of playing the piano?

A: Yes.

 

What is a piano student? I wish I knew…

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Copyright © 1st of April 2021 by Nikos Kokkinis

 

Many thanks to the Wonderfull artist Matese Fields for his image used in this article. I downloaded the image from Unsplash.com for free. To see more of this artist’s great images click below:

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