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Turning backhanded compliments into positive praise

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As a professional musician, receiving feedback from teachers, audience members, and colleagues has been a huge part of my life and my career. Most of the time, this feedback is positive, either to let me know that I’m doing well or kindly framed constructive criticism.



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Viola Geena

Viola Geena


Formerly Viola Altiste. Canadian writer who happens to be a violist in a symphony orchestra. All opinions are my own. Twitter: @violageena