One of the many benefits of our music school is the ability to give you a wide range of teachers based on age and gender. In our modern world these things are not supposed to mater. In truth, things like the age or gender of a qualified teacher (the only kind we have) has no bearing on how well a student does. Yes there can be issues around comfort levels. (retirees not wanting lessons from a 20-something, teens not wanting to be in a room with an oldster, general parents fear) but, in the long run, a qualified teacher and an attentive, respectful student are a team to making the student a better musician.
Another myth that has recently been debunked is ‘learning style’
Here is a great article on the topic of myths around the normal brain.