“Learning music can benefit anyone, at any age.”
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I believe that learning music can benefit anyone, at any age. It has been proven to help with learning and developing motor skills with young children. For adults, it is a moment that you can take to center yourself. It helps you to know who you are and grow your confidence. I always adapt my teaching to each of my students. I use diverse methods and will pick the right piece, the right exercise to help with a better understanding of the instrument. I believe in positive and compassionate teaching, where the student can develop his or her skills, and as a musician and as a human. Developing my student's motivation is at the core of my teaching. I will incorporate improvisation exercises, alternative repertoire, and will keep my student's mind on the goals they are working toward.
Name: Anne-Louise (Full name will be provided upon registration)
I have attended the following schools earning the following degrees: University of Montreal - D.E.P.A. in music - Master of music - Bachelor of music Cégep de Saint-Laurent - D.E.C.C.. of music My principal teachers were Anik Hébert, Johanne Perron and Yegor Dyachkov. I did an exchange for one semester during my Master in Geneva with Ophélie Gaillard.
I followed two music pedagogy seminars in graduate school. They helped me develop my teaching skills and to create my personal method. I've learned about how the human brain works when learning a musical instrument, about what really works, and which learning methods are outdated and not really useful anymore.
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
Anne-Louise is available to teach in your home if you are located in the following areas
Anne-Louise 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.
Anne-Louise's Studio Location
Anne-Louise offers lessons from her studio. Please note that map locations are based on the postal code of the teachers studio. address will be released to you if needed.