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Joe Ferry

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Before I can teach my students anything, I must first win their trust. If they do not trust that I have their best interests at heart, they will not come to class, and they will not get the benefit of my expertise and experience in the music business. So I set a relaxed atmosphere in my classes, one in which the students can lose their fears and open their minds, knowing that they will not be embarrassed for making a mistake, sharing their music and ideas freely, giving and accepting criticism graciously. Most importantly, through my own actions, I teach my students honesty, spirituality, and respect for all life...virtues that will make their journeys through their careers and lives more fulfilled and far happier.