The element of piano that hasn't lost it's thrill is the instructor. Etienne is Dr C's "scholar," and the bond that the two of them share is priceless. I really think they need each other. Working up to the recital, E did every toddler-like move to avoid working with us to prepare. Daily lessons with Dr C meant sitting with perfect posture, proper language and a very quiet voice. For him, Etienne could do it.
|The bow tie is daily attire.|