Originally Posted by ten left thumbs
I think I can't entirely hide my passion and love for certain passages, and why should I? And the converse is that some pieces I won't like and a clever student will notice my lack of passion at some point, no matter how I try to hide it. Certain pieces, I am just unlikely to suggest. There's no getting round my own taste. Course I will always try to help a student no matter what they are playing...

Absolutely this. Especially the bit about unhideable enthusiasm. laugh

Private piano teacher since 2003
ASME (Australian Society for Music Education),
ANZCA (Australian and New Zealand Cultural Arts),
KMEIA (Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia).