“I have 2 decades of experience playing a wide variety of genres on guitar, including classical, jazz, rock, blue grass, blues, country, metal and more.”
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I believe music should be fun and inclusive and that everyone deserves the opportunity to learn an instrument, whether it be as a casual hobby or taken more seriously. Learning an instrument has a tremendous potential to improve the quality of anyones life. I look forward to working with new students of all ages and helping them build a relationship with music. I believe that one of my greatest strengths as an educator is my ability to bring out the passion for music that we all posses.I believe in a fun approach to focusing on the fundamentals of guitar playing, in order to help my students build a strong foundation. This ensures that my students have the tools they need to reach their goals.
Name: Aladdin (Full name will be provided upon registration)
I attended the University of Western Ontario (class of 2021), where I studied classical guitar under Robert Kubica and Wilma Van Berkel. Before university, I was self taught since I was 8 years old. I have 2 decades of experience playing a wide variety of genres on guitar, including classical, jazz, rock, blue grass, blues, country, metal and more.
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).
Lessons in your home
Aladdin is available to teach in your home if you are located in the following areas
Aladdin can provide online instruction. While other platforms are possible BAH strongly recommends the use of the Zoom video conferencing platform as it is optimized for music lessons and audio quality.
Aladdin's Studio Location
Aladdin offers lessons from his studio. Please note that map locations are based on the postal code of the teachers studio. address will be released to you if needed.