samuel - BAH Teacher #2618

“Music has a profound impact on our emotional and mental well-being, and it can indeed help treat various conditions and anxieties.”
 - samuel

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I believe in the transformative power of music education. Music has a profound impact on our emotional and mental well-being, and it can indeed help treat various conditions and anxieties. Community building through music and the joy of playing with others can create a sense of belonging and connection. And Einstein's quote about play as research is a wonderful reminder of how creativity and experimentation are essential in the world of music, especially in percussion where there's so much room for exploration and expression.

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

Age: 30's

Gender: male

I acquired a BA in percussion interpretation specializing in Latin percussion from Bogota, Colombia. Where there exists a thriving community around the drum. I was taught a wide variety of instruments and genres within Latin-American music. I also received lessons from a grammy award-winning member of the group Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto in tambor alegre

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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

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

Online lessons

samuel 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.

samuel's Studio Location

samuel offers lessons from his studio. Please note that map locations are based on the postal code of the teachers studio. address will be released to you if needed.

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