Hello everyone! I am currently working on developing a private lesson studio for music theory and musicality for kids and adults. It entails not just things like learning basics like reading notes, understanding intervals and chords, and structure of music but also some general music history, listening exercises, sight singing, and active listening for things like texture, timbre, composition, etc. I lead music ensembles and work with older kids and adults of all ages, and I'm finding that their ability to learn music is hindered by their lack of music theory knowledge and musicality (and techniques for learning music and understanding things). My goal is to tutor people regularly in a way that's very one-on-one that will give people something that they can't get just from looking stuff up on the Internet. I'm doing a bit of crowdsourcing. What are/were some things that you wished you would have learned had you been one of these students and had access to a private tutor? I already have a good sense of what I'm able to offer to people, but I thought this forum would be a great place to get people's thoughts. Maybe I missed something, and as a musician who has a degree in music and is breaking into the professional world, I know that teaching musical skills to people is something that benefits both myself and the people I teach.