daisyrose wrote:
Geemusic wrote:
Remember that next year your focus should change toward your next step in life. In the States the semester is almost over, so can you survive another few weeks? If so, get away from the atmosphere for the summer. 


It will not be tremendously beneficial to you if you let the teacher's negativity become your "inner voice," where once the teacher is gone, you yourself can never find anything in your own playing to praise. 


So true. Also, with some strong personalities, not only do some students find nothing to praise about their own playing, they never even find their own playing.