To summarise: Teaching in 2020 is more complicated than when I began teaching in 1991; the additional complexity provides a better service for the client.
Additional considerations which extend beyond the remit of this essay include
Teaching from a rental property.
Teaching from home (invalidation of home insurance)
Teaching from home that requires council permission
Use of an acoustic instrument and duration of use within building regulations
Teaching remains one of the most fulfilling occupations. Whilst the contents of this essay indicate a complicated journey ahead it is worth it and ensures a safe and fulfilling educational journey for all involved.
Chris Caton-Greasley LLCM(TD) MA (Mus)(Open)
Ethnographic Musicologist, Teacher, Researcher