“Every student is capable of learning as long as they want to.”
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I believe that every student is capable of learning as long as they want to. Every student is at a different level and it is the teacher's responsibility to understand and adapt to the student's needs, as every student is different. It is important to be patient and create a sense of passion for the student, as music is an emotion and it's important to love what you study, and that is the teachers job: to create a safe and fun learning environment where the student gets excited each time before class.
Name: Jessica (Full name will be provided upon registration)
I have attended MacEwan University and will receive my Bachelor in Music in the Performance Major in Electric Bass in April 2023. I have been taught by some of Edmonton's best musicians I will be getting my Bachelor in Education After Degree after MacEwan I have taught for about 3 years.
- I have recorded and released and EP with my private work - My band Misfortune Tellers is a fairly known local punk rock band that has played at amazing venues such as Temple, The Aviary ETC, and we have recorded a bunch of songs and released them online - I have played festivals - I have composition and arranging skills as i score for film and games for fun - I am comfortable in many genres from latin, to punk, to metal, to RnB
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
Jessica is available to teach in your home if you are located in the following areas
Jessica 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.