Erin - BAH Teacher #3359

“I strive to give lessons in a way that students enjoy while also challenging them to grow technically and musically.”
 - Erin

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Music has always been an integral part of my life, wellness, and self-expression. From the social and community aspects to the mental and creative benefits, learning the violin has had countless impacts on who I am as a person. My goal is to share my joy and love of music with students of all ages. I believe that music is for everybody: the violin is something that everyone can excel at and benefit from. I strive to give lessons in a way that students enjoy while also challenging them to grow technically and musically. I believe in tailoring my teaching style to the individual goals and strengths of students.

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

Age: 20

Gender: female

I am currently in my 3rd year at Western University pursuing my BMus with honours in performance. I have studied violin since I was 8 years old and I completed RCM exams for both violin and theory. I received orchestral training from the Niagara Youth Orchestra from the ages of 10-16, including a solo concerto performance and a performance with the Niagara Symphony Orchestra. I am currently a violinist in the Western University Symphony Orchestra.

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).

Lessons in your home

Erin is available to teach in your home if you are located in the following areas

Online lessons

Erin 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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