“I hope to share my musical experiences with you all, and hope you will love music like I do too! ”
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Through these years, I have been fortunate enough to enjoy various kinds of music, especially classical, romantic, and pop -- and this exposure has led me to be increasingly interested to further explore the musical world, especially in classical piano. I hope to share my musical experiences with you all, and hope you will love music like I do too! Each student has their own learning purpose, and I am here to support you learn and achieve your goals! No matter you are just starting or picking up an old hobby, I can help you enjoy playing an instrument and enjoy the music you make! Lessons can include technique, musical understanding, and exercises to help you remember what you've learned in class. Effort is also required on your part to do your fair share of practicing, but I am here to support you in your musical journey!
Name: Josie (Full name will be provided upon registration)
Jan. 2006: Received the Associate of Royal Conservatory (ARCT) Performer’s Diploma Jan. 2004: Completed Associate of Royal Conservatory (ARCT) Performance Level Piano Practical examination 2005 - 2007: Completed courses in Music Appreciation, theory and harmony in UBC 2000: Associate Board of the Royal School of Music (ABRSM) level 8 Piano Certificate
London International Classical Music Competition, Professional Piano Category, Special Mention Recognition
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).
Josie 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.
Josie's Studio Location
Josie offers lessons from his studio. Please note that map locations are based on the postal code of the teachers studio. After booking an interview the full address will be released to you if needed.