Violin Lessons for Ages 15-17
Taking lessons via Skype, Facetime, or Facebook Messenger allows your child to have home lessons at the studio lesson price. There are some disadvantages we want you to be aware of. The instructor will do his or her best to demonstrate from different angles and will ask your child to turn around or move the camera in order to see different angles, and that really isn't any different than walking around the student in the studio. However, because the instructor cannot touch the student to adjust the position of the hands or instrument, there is time lost in giving detailed verbal instructions that would not be necessary in the studio. Watching the same videos we use for exchange and flipped lessons can help compensate for this, but it is important that your child not work ahead of what the instructor has assigned. We recommend tuning and setting up several minutes before the lesson begins, in order to make the most of your time.
Tuition is calculated based on how often you schedule lessons. It is not an hourly rate. Rather, it is based on a monthly average of the amount of time an instructor spends providing lessons. Tuition must be paid monthly, and rates and options are fixed. We are unable to collect tuition weekly or biweekly, and we are also unable to to accept payment in advance for multiple months. We cannot offer lessons more or less frequently than the options currently available or divide time and tuition intended for one student among multiple students. We do not offer class-based discounts. If you are unable to commit to paying one of our monthly tuition rates, we recommend exchange lessons as needed, instead.
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