"Before I came to Carmen my mom always had to force me to practice. After taking lessons with Carmen however I gradually started practicing because I wanted to. Carmen taught me the fundamentals that enabled me to actually enjoy practicing. She showed me that hard work and fun complement each other. She introduced me to the joy of music, and I haven't stopped playing ever since. I go crazy when I can't play piano for a day. Thank you Carmen for being such a wonderful mentor to me!"