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Policies


Make the most of your lessons.

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Policies


Make the most of your lessons.

 

Listen to the recordings. Attend lessons consistently. 
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Establish the habit of daily practice. Be curious!

Lesson Time: Students begin with weekly 30 minute lessons.

Attendance: When taking private lessons, it is important you choose a day and time that will work consistently for your schedule. 

Group Lessons: Students will enjoy getting to play theory games and practice performing together at quarterly group lessons. 

Skype: Lessons are valuable and available to students even when they are unable to attend in person.

Performance Opportunities: Performance practice, retirement home performances, and at least one formal recital scheduled annually. 

Materials: Yes, you need a piano at home.

  • You will have the best and most successful experience on an acoustic piano. I can help you find one!
  • Proper posture requires adjustment of the seat and feet. Adjustable benches and footstools can be purchased or created with carpet squares, phone books, etc.
  • Suzuki book and CD
  • Music Mind Games Puppy Packet

Parent Participation: Students are most successful with a parent involved in attending lessons, helping to establish daily practice, and providing positive support.

"An unlimited amount of ability can develop when parent and child are having fun together."  Shinichi Suzuki

 
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How is Tuition determined?


Beginning instruction sets a path for progress. Do not be fooled - it is the most important!

How is Tuition determined?


Beginning instruction sets a path for progress. Do not be fooled - it is the most important!

"I can get piano lessons cheaper elsewhere." Unfortunately, "you get what you pay for" often rings true with this statement. 

I am a trained and experienced, full-time teacher. When I am not with a student, I am planning lessons and events, participating in music organizations, continuing my education and practicing my own skills. This is my passion and profession.

Observe lessons at any time. 

  • Find out if this is the right fit for your family before committing to lessons!
  • Learning how to play an instrument is a complex and long-term task.
  • For a young child to be successful, the parent has to be on-board and just as excited about the learning process. You are your child’s helper at home. If they have a question, they ask you. If they forget to practice, you’re their happy reminder. If they need help making practice fun, you’re their cheerful repetition counter!
  • You are welcome to continue observing lessons to prepare your child for the environment and level of maturity needed for lessons.
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Tuition


Tuition

Tuition


Tuition

Is your pre-schooler ready for piano lessons? check out the 88 key kickstart class!

Tuition may be paid by year, semester or by the 1st of each month (Sept-June). A fee of $15 is applied to late or returned payments. Tuition may be paid online or by cash, check and credit/debit card.

Tuition is divided into equal payments. No matter the number of lessons you receive in a month, tuition is calculated on a yearly basis. Tuition will be pro-rated for students starting mid-year.

Annual Registration Fee: $25/student, $50/family

There will be 36 lesson weeks from August 28, 2017 through August 24, 2018. Breaks are included throughout the year with optional extra lessons. Tuition includes 36 individual lessons, 4 group classes, a play-in before every public performance, 2 recitals, and opportunities for adjudicated performance.

  • $165/monthly - 30 minute lessons

If a student has taken all scheduled breaks, they will have 4 remaining lessons, available to be completed between June and August 24, 2018. Additional summer lessons are highly encouraged, though not required. Lessons allow for planned vacation, camp, and general break.

More questions? Ready to visit the studio?