“ I aim to provide my students with the same essence of teaching as I have received over the many years of my experience under my teacher's tutelage. ”
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I aim at making a performer out of each of my students and build their confidence by creating a solid base through the use of basics of vocal pedagogy, and aim at strengthening and nurturing them as they grow in the art form. I build my students to advance in subjects like music theory, history and analysis. I specialise in the art of recording voice, and provide my students with that skill if it is required in their learning experience of singing. I believe it is very important to learn an art form as a holistic subject and cover all areas of learning related to its origin, scope and creativity.
Name: Shourya (Full name will be provided upon registration)
I have been trained in multiple genres of music like Classical (Hindustani and Western), Bollywood, Western Pop and Musical Theatre. I received Diploma in Higher Education from Dr. A.R. Rahman's Institute of Music in Chennai (KMMC). I am currently enrolled in Centennial College's music program.
I am open to taking students from the beginner level to experts of any age group. I follow a curriculum that I created after experiencing teaching under great gurus of both Western and Indian origins. I aim to provide my students with the same essence of teaching as I have received over the many years of my experience under my teacher's tutelage.
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
Shourya is available to teach in your home if you are located in the following areas
Shourya 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.