Jonathan - Music Teacher # 1474

Every student is different, and the challenge is to access what the student at hand needs in order to become a better musician.

- Jonathan

Information about Jonathan

Teaching Philosophy

Every student is different, and the challenge is to access what the student at hand needs in order to become a better musician.

For beginner students it particular, it is important to break down a particular piece into simpler pieces: technique, dynamic, fingerings, and music making. Beginners tend to be overwhelmed with the pages of music that they miss the finer details of the music. And it is up to the teacher(s) to slow down the students learning process to pick up these details to enrich them as musicians.

General Info

Name: Jonathan (Full name will be provided upon registration)

Age: 30's

Gender: Male

BAH Teacher No. : 1474

Education

Capilano University - Performance Diploma

Awards and Distinctions

Awarded 1st Prize in March 2015 of $1100, Capilano Performance Competition

Languages

English

Rates and Policies

Rates and Studio Policies

Registration Fee: $25.00 (One-time lifetime registration fee may be used by all family members)

Rates for instruction:

30 minute private lesson: $39.00
45 minute private lesson: $49.00
60 minute private lesson: $59.00

Travel charge: additional $15.00 per visit (for lessons in a client's home as opposed to my studio)

1. Cancellation Policy

Lessons not cancelled or rescheduled with at least 24 hours notice are billable to the client and payable to the teacher. This does not of course apply to travel fees unless the notice is effectively given at the door and the teacher has travelled to the location.

2. Cessation (quitting) Policy

A client must provide a 2 lesson notice period to stop lessons. So a weekly student needs to give 2 weeks of notice, a biweekly student works out to 3 weeks notice and a twice weekly student works out to a week of notice.

3. Illness Policy

Lessons cancelled due to illness or extraordinary circumstances with less than 24 hours notice remain billable to the client and payable to the teacher.

BAH teachers are encouraged to offer a make-up lesson at a future date in the interest of client relations and general goodwill. This only makes sense as teaching a student with the flu for example, will ruin the rest of your week's employment.

No more than 2 lessons may be made up due to illness within a 60 day period.

4. Rescheduling Policy

Any lesson can be cancelled or rescheduled with at least 24 hours notice.

Summer Vacation and Extended Absence Policy

Clients may schedule longer absences for trips etc. 24 hours notice is required.

It is normal and typical for students and about 20% of our teachers to schedule a break in the summer. We do not enforce a notice period (see cessation of lessons) at the end of a long summer break.

5. Evaluation Period

There are no free trial lessons with Beethoven at Home but we do offer a 2 lesson evaluation period where it is easy to try out a teacher. There are no free lessons during the evaluation period and clients may choose to discontinue the lessons at any time by providing the required 24 hours notice. After the student's 3rd lesson the required 2 lesson notice period will apply (see cessation of lessons above).

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Additional Service(s)



Lessons in Studio

Service not offered
This teacher does not operate a teaching studio.

Lessons in your Home

Service Available
- A charge of $15.00 per teacher visit applies.
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Online Lessons

Service Available
- No additional fees for online lessons.

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