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Investigate Becoming A Concert Pianist
August 15, 2023

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August 15, 2023 - Issue #0054

Talk with your own Mentor(s) to quickly learn more about your desired career. It may save time and money through a concentrated learning process. Avoid the mistakes of others. Try multiple Mentors or multiple careers to allow you to focus in quickly on your own dream career.

“Your Mentor + Quality Insight = Dream Career”

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  • Why Mentoring Matters

  • What I Got Wrong About Mentorship

  • Dr. Marianna Kapsetaki - Concert Pianist

  • Ask The Editor

  • Feedback


Why Mentoring Matters

The National Education Association put out an article to help identity how beneficial mentor is to help keep new teachers in the profession. That valid advice also applies to how a mentor could help someone from a different career better understand all that in encompassed in a new career field.

A few of the key elements discussed are:

  1. How positivity can have such an impact on understanding and transition.
  2. Support and guidance is so valuable in a transition.
  3. Empathy plays a key role in a mentor-mentee relationship.
  4. Spreading professional knowledge is important.
  5. And others.

I believe you will enjoy it..

See the entire article here


What I Got Wrong About Mentorship

Here is one that may be a bit surprising. Simon Sinek talks about his experience with a mentor. How it started and what he got out of it.

This is make you think about what you want our a mentoring relationship.

It is a short one too. Just 2:33 minutes.

Hang on!

See the video here

Dr. Marianna Kapsetaki - Concert Pianist

Marianna Kapsetaki obtained her Diploma in Piano Performance and Harmony (1st Hons) when she was 17 years old. Since 2013 she has been studying piano with Christopher Elton (Professor Emeritus of the Royal Academy of Music in London).

She has been presented with multiple awards/scholarships for her achievements in piano performance such as:

  • 1st prize in 12 international and national piano competitions,
  • the Jannis Tzonker Young Musician Award,
  • Ede & Ravenscroft Music Bursary Award,
  • the Director's Award of the Blyth Centre of Music and Visual Arts in London,
  • the Felix Marr Award,
  • the UNESCO Medal,
  • Citizen of Honour Award from the Municipality of Hersonissos Crete,
  • Minoan Conservatory of Music full scholarship for 8 years,
  • GEMMA Classical Music Trust grant,
  • Athens Megaron Music Friends Society and ‘World in Harmony’ Association scholarship after performing in the presence of HRH Princess Irene at the Gina Bachauer Awards.

She enjoys regular invitations from radio and television where the 3 CD recordings with her twin sister are played, and has performed live on BBC News.

Read more about Dr. Marianna Kapsetaki below.

Our concert pianist article

Ask The Editor

Here we are again. I would love to help you get the answers you need in your career change process. Please feel free to contact me with your questions or comments. Mention that your question comes from our newsletter section and I will place the response in this section for all of our readers.


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