In this easy-to-read story, you will follow the journey of Matt, a deeply frustrated piano teacher, who is desperate to find something that will help him enjoy the career he chose over seven years ago because of his love for music. You will also find he likes coffee. You will also find he drives a lot. You will also find Matt meets a man named, Ray. With all these things combined, you will find yourself in the midst of Matt’s quest to discover how to become the piano teacher he wants to be and to see the success he wishes to see in his students as well as himself.
One thing I did appreciate in the story, is that Matt is encouraged to take the responsibility he needs to as the music educator and to look more at what his students accomplish, rather than them being accomplished. Having the vision for students to become well-rounded musicians is something that I believe is hugely important as an educator, but you have to be willing to take one step at a time. I believe this is sometimes overlooked by teachers, parents, and even students-not just in music, but in other fields as well-when it’s something that really needs to be recognized.
Because of the underlying philosophy that is expressed and adopted in the book, and the use of some cuss words/phrases, I can’t recommend this product as a whole. But if you’d like to find out more about Coffee with Ray or its author, check out the links below: