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KEYBOARD TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP
Saturday, 2/4/2023 6-7pm. FREE!
Have you ever wondered how all those strings and hammers in the piano work? Please join us as we welcome Ron Berry, Master Piano Technician, for an hour of fun learning. Ron will dissect the inner parts of my grand piano, tell you all about what each one does, then put it all together again!
WINTER PRACTICE DOLDRUMS
January 1, 2023
This is the time of year I notice some students losing the motivation to practice. It's my job as a teacher to keep everything fresh, to keep the momentum going. I've finished some new arrangements of some rock classics, so students will be receiving these to work on. I think they'll be fun for them, so keep an ear out for the sounds of Led Zeppelin, Beach Boys, Beatles, and Guns n Roses.
ABOUT OUR STUDIO
Instructor Jan Aldridge Clark teaches the Russian Method of piano pedagogy, which emphasizes beautiful hand position, relaxed wrist and elbows, a gorgeous sound, and a focus on the minimization of hand injuries. A well-rounded curriculum, which includes the traditional classical repertoire, music theory, rhythm, jazz and blues, is taught.
CURRICULUM INCLUDES SCALES, MUSIC THEORY, RHYTHM, AND JAZZ STUDIES.
One Teaching Style Doesn't Fit All!
JAZZ AND BLUES
We Are a Tuition Based Studio
1. Our fees are $100/month for a total of 20 lessons per semester. There is an initial materials fee of $75 at the beginning of each semester.
2.Payments are due by the 5th of each month. Thereafter, a $15 late fee will be applied. Some months have 5 lesson days. you may use the 5th day for makeup lessons.
3.Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance or you will lose the credit. Please use our Swap List for makeups. Otherwise, the only makeups given will be for sickness, emergencies, and if I have to cancel the lesson.
4.Fall Semester starts at the beginning of August and ends December 31. Spring Semester starts in January and ends May 31st. The studio is closed June June 26-July 31.This is the only time during the year I take a break. I spend this time planning the upcoming year, attending workshops, composing, arranging, and traveling.
Tuition ensures your day and time will
always be available to you, so discounts are not given for school breaks.
5. You may use Paypal, Venmo, or personal checks to pay your tuition.
6. Please come to your lesson no more than a few minutes before your time so as to not distract the prior student's lesson.
7. We have a Fall and Spring recital. All students should plan to participate. Currently, our recitals are on Zoom. We hope to return to an in person format in 2022.