The benefits of having a good teacher, no matter at which rung of the musical ladder you are on can be vitally important. However, a gentle word of caution. There is always a danger that you, the student can become too reliant and spoon fed-often waiting for your teacher to tell you what to do next. There is so much that music students can achieve and discover for themselves in these days of Internet.

Some of the finest musicians who have ever lived have been self taught. Perhaps they would have been even better were they to have had a good teacher? But of one thing I am sure, the best teacher in the world for you is…

YOURSELF