I started something in January this year. Yesterday, I contacted a potential teacher. Here's what I wrote:
I'm focusing on classical music at the moment and technique, as I feel that will be best in the long run. In terms of longer term goals I'd like to play live, be able to sight read and maybe one day even teach :) I'm undecided on whether to go through the formal grading process. I think I'd like to, but would welcome your input.