Private Lessons

2018-2019 School Year Term

Dr. McBrearty provides flute instruction for beginner students up through adults, including postgraduates.

Studio hours are on Monday & Thursday at 171 Cedar Arts Center and by appointment in her home.

Tuition:

The School Year Term consists of 34 sessions including 32 lessons, 1 dress rehearsal and 1 recital. The term begins on Sept 6th, and concludes with a Dress Rehearsal on Thursday May 23rd, and a recital on Sat May 23rd. Summer Session will begin the week of June 3rd. Please refer to CorningFluteStudio.com for the complete schedule of vacation days and holiday closings.

Tuition may be paid in 1 payment up front, in 2 installments, or in 9 monthly payments.

A. Pay up front or in 2 installments to receive a discount off the total tuition for the term. These payments are due at the 1st lesson in Sept, or the first lessons in Sept & February.

B. Nine Monthly Budget Payments: 9 equal payments due at the 1st scheduled lesson of each month from Sept through May regardless of the number of lessons scheduled each month.

C. All students must pay a 1-time $15 payment to help cover the costs of the recital accompanist and studio insurance.

Private Lessons:

30-minute lessons:

9 monthly budget payments of $113/month due at the 1st lesson of each month Sept-May inclusive

2 installments of $495 due at the 1st lesson in Sept and Feb

Or $979 total for the School Year Term if paid in September

45-minute lessons:

9 monthly budget payments of $170/month due at the 1st lesson of each month Sept-May inclusive

2 installments of $742 due at the 1st lesson in Sept and Feb

Or $1,469 total for the School Year Term if paid in September

60-minute lessons:

9 monthly budget payments of $227/month due at the 1st lesson of each month Sept-May inclusive

2 installments of $989 due at the 1st lesson in Sept and Feb

Or $1,958 total for the School Year Term if paid in September

Class Offerings:

Crystal City Flute Choir: Mondays 8:00 – 9:00 PM
Flute choir will be offered on Mondays at 8:00 – 9:00 pm. This is open to students 10th grade and up with intermediate to advanced skills. Students who do not take private lessons from me may participate in flute choir. We will practice and perform throughout the year.

$250/per term or 2 installments of $135 due at the 1st lesson in Sept and Feb

Intermediate Flute Choir: Thursdays 5:30 – 6 PM
An Intermediate Flute Choir will be offered to students in 6th-9th grade. Rehearsals time is based on the students involved. This is a great way to improve your skills and musical abilities.

$425/per term or 2 installments of $230 due at the 1st lesson in Sept and Feb

Beginner Voice Class: Schedule TBD
A beginner voice class for students ages 6 and up will be offered on a day that accommodates
the group. This class will be for a small group of students who will learn singing, basic piano
skills, and music reading skills.

$425/per term or 2 installments of $230 due at the 1st lesson in Sept and Feb

Beginner Flute Class: Schedule TBD
A flute class for beginners of any age will be offered on a day that accommodates the group.
This class will be for a small group of students who will learn the basics of flute playing and
musicianship.

$425/per term or 2 installments of $230 due at the 1st lesson in Sept and Feb

Missed Lessons:

Refunds will not be given for missed lessons.

For lessons cancelled at least 24 hours before the scheduled lesson, the lesson will be made up most likely as a group lesson. Make up lessons will be scheduled as needed throughout the school year. You may also swap your lesson time with another student when you know in advance of a schedule conflict.

The instructor reserves the right to cancel lessons at any time.

Lessons are automatically cancelled when 171 Cedar Arts Center or the Corning schools are closed due to inclement weather. Lessons missed because of these closures will not be rescheduled.

Recitals:

Recitals will be scheduled in the spring of each school year term. All students are required to prepare and perform in a recital. The flute choir(s) will also perform throughout the school term.

An accompanist will be hired to perform with all of the students at the studio recital at the end of the school year term in May.

All students must pay a 1-time $15 payment to help cover the costs of the recital accompanist and studio insurance. This payment is due in September.

Expectations:

• Students are expected to arrive on time and be prepared for their lessons.
• Bring a spiral notebook for assignments.
• Parents should encourage their child to practice daily and create an encouraging practice environment at home.
• Tuition will be paid on time according to this agreement. Checks should be made payable to Angela McBrearty.
• Parents should provide the necessary materials: a flute in good working condition, with an adequate carry case or bag; lesson books; a metronome; and a music stand to use at home.
• Sign & return the waiver on page 3 with your emergency contact information.

*Please view the many free instructional videos at:

DoctorFlute.com

YouTube.com/DoctorFlute

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