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Old 01-09-2019, 09:53 PM
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It's a story that I watched on a forum, which said that an American student, who's not rich and didn't even own a car, wanted to learn play the cello. In order to get up to the lessons arranged in the morning, he/she had to catch the first morning bus with his/her heavy cello. Even though so, he/she couldn't enter the classroom on time. Later, the cello teacher let him/her abandon the study, and said, "I don't want to know your background or what kind of condition your family are under. What I know is just you'd interrupt other students if you continue coming here to learn."
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Old 01-09-2019, 10:04 PM
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It's a story that I watched on a forum, which said that an American student, who's not rich and didn't even own a car, wanted to learn play the cello. In order to get up to the lessons arranged in the morning, he/she had to catch the first morning bus with his/her heavy cello. Even though so, he/she couldn't enter the classroom on time. Later, the cello teacher let him/her abandon the study, and said, "I don't want to know your background or what kind of condition your family are under. What I know is just you'd interrupt other students if you continue coming here to learn."
Could you provide a link to the story? Or tell us what website you found it on?
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Could you provide a link to the story? Or tell us what website you found it on?
https://www.douban.com/people/sola1102/statuses


So far I submit this reply it's on the top of the list of what she broadcast and she might remove this piece of broadcast at any time.

And one of those replies to this piece of broadcast, the name of whose poster is Kssandra thought that the behaviors of the student were not suitable because what he/she had paid for the cello and the fees for learning to play the cello were equivalent to or more than buying a car.

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And a poster whose name is 聋哑合唱团 thought that there were still so many people who didn't mind whether he/she had fulfilled their obligations or not, or whether they're capable to get some chances or not; what they thought of is just because they're poor, they should be taken care of. I am poor, so whatever I do is right.
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So the children from those impoverished families shouldn't go to study music or art?
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So the children from those impoverished families shouldn't go to study music or art?
I don't read or speak Chinese. Very few Americans do. But from what I gather from your posts, the issue seems to be a difference of opinion between a student and the instructor and the issue revolves around an inability of both to reach an agreement on a lesson time frame.

Nobody here is barred from taking up any musical instrument. Rich or poor has nothing to do with it. The cello is an expensive instrument ($2000 +) and a large one. I can see how there would be obstacles to overcome if you didn't have expendable cash or transportation.
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I can see how there would be obstacles to overcome if you didn't have expendable cash or transportation.
Judging from the current situation, the student should give up his/her cello lessons, shouldn't him/her?

The reasons are following:

1) He/she couldn't afford a suitable transportation.
2) Apparently, his/her cello teacher wasn't going to change the arranged lesson time for him/her.
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Judging from the current situation, the student should give up his/her cello lessons, shouldn't him/her?

The reasons are following:

1) He/she couldn't afford a suitable transportation.
2) Apparently, his/her cello teacher wasn't going to change the arranged lesson time for him/her.
I don't "have permission to access" the page without a membership.
I agree with the other poster, no one is barred from school for minor matters. and most college towns have public access buses or the school is within walking distance.
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I don't read or speak Chinese. Very few Americans do. But from what I gather from your posts, the issue seems to be a difference of opinion between a student and the instructor and the issue revolves around an inability of both to reach an agreement on a lesson time frame.

Nobody here is barred from taking up any musical instrument. Rich or poor has nothing to do with it. The cello is an expensive instrument ($2000 +) and a large one. I can see how there would be obstacles to overcome if you didn't have expendable cash or transportation.
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So the children from those impoverished families shouldn't go to study music or art?
if they are very poor they can receive a private or public grant. more than one private actually. some of the money may be used toward transportation if they already know they are getting a government grant or other private grants take care of tuition/books.

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if a teacher teaches a group class on something like cello or any instrument and one student canít make it on time to class i can see how the teacher would see that one student as wasting their time.
the student can always find another teacher whose class time accommodates their schedule.
free instruction can be found on the internet.
heck, i just searched youtube for cello lessons and a bunch of stuff came up.
if the student is taking advanced lessons then that probably means they are serious and pretty good at it.
it would seem they would do what was necessary to be on time and well rehearsed.
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