Cephas - BAH Teacher #3970

“I have developed certain learning strategies that have worked for most of my students, that make the most of the technology available, while speeding up the process of learning to play songs, in a fun way. ”
 - Cephas

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My main approach is to put myself in the place of the student, understand what they are aiming for musically, and to give them the information and advice that my teaching and learning experience have given me. I have developed certain learning strategies that have worked for most of my students, that make the most of the technology available, while speeding up the process of learning to play songs, in a fun way. I believe that the amount of theory taught, has to be equal to the amount that is applicable immediately or in the near future. I recommend standard and safe playing techniques, and enjoy teaching students of all age groups.

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

Age: 30's

Gender: male

I have completed Trinity college London's grade 8 in Classical and Jazz - Drum kit, with Merit. I studied classical Piano from the age of seven to twelve. Under two of the best Piano teachers in my city, who were certified teachers from Trinity college London. I received my initial education in Guitar through a residential music camp run by prominent musicians in Bangalore, and have been playing in bands and at church ever since.

English

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).

Online lessons

Cephas 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.

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