Our middle-school daughter has privately studied the cello with Ms Istomin since 2013. In that time she has blossomed musically - excited to master each new challenge Galina puts in front of her. While few children ever want to practice, she is truly inspired to make her teacher proud each week and therefore pushes herself to make the effort with little prodding on our part. Moreover, she truly enjoys the time they spend together; were it not for her rapidly increasing musicianship, I would swear they just got together to laugh. So... Ms Istomin provides a clearly pleasurable process for our daughter that results in an impressive product and a steady desire for self-improvement - what is not to love? If only all teachers were this successful!
Posted: 6/09/2015 • Link to this review
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