Monday, September 30, 2013

October Newsletter 2013

Hi there my favorite piano people!

Everyone is doing pretty darn great so far. I am so excited about it. We are having a lot of fun!

Just a reminder, payment is due by the 10th of each month. After that a $10 late fee is applied to the balance.

Please start looking for 1 Christmas (or anything winter themed) song for recital. As usual, I will pick the second recital song. That will be happening this month so please watch for sheet music coming home. Try to help your student keep track of it so we don't have any weeks where we are missing our music.

I am tentatively looking at December 16th at our recital date. This isn't set in stone, but keep this date open for now.

I always follow the local school district calendar for closures. It looks like there is no school on October 4th and October 18th for K-8, both are a Friday. As per my policy, unless I hear from you 1 week in advance, I will plan on NOT teaching your lesson that day. Please text (227 3200) or email or call me in advance if you are coming. I am not able to do different times for lessons on these days, but I am happy to teach at the usual time.

Looking ahead to November, school is not in session November 22 (Friday) or on November 27-29 (Wed, Thurs, Friday) If you are planning to have lessons on any of those days, please let me know 1 week in advance. I will remind you of this again next month!

We are reaching colder weather and that dreaded cold and flu season. Please be mindful of when your kids are sick and if they are contagious, let me know so I can clean the keys more then I usually do or even keep them home. If your student is healthy, make sure they wash their hands when they are done with piano. A lot of little fingers play in a day and I am hoping we can prevent passing colds around this year. I clean my piano at the end of the day, but I often don't have a chance between students.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to holler at me. You are also always welcome to sit in on your kiddo's lesson. This can be great for a student who is struggling at home because you can see and hear what is going on at lesson that maybe isn't being done at home. It also helps a student who is doing great because they can show off a little for you. If you have time occasionally I hope you will sit in!

That should cover it for this month. My students are a joy, thank you for letting me teach them!

Monday, April 29, 2013

Summer and Fall Piano Schedule Openings

Update July: The only times left are what is listed below. I am unable to add more times currently. Thank you.

Update 5/9: I know the afternoon times are disappearing fast! If you need something later in the day and all the afternoon times are taken you can check with me and I may be able to add an evening spot for you on some days.

Update 4/30: I am crossing out times as they are taken. When a day fills to the capacity I am comfortable with I will remove all the open times left on that day. Call, text or email if you have a question!

Hi there! Since the google calendar was a bit of a pain for a lot of you, I took the summer calendar and put it here for you to select a time from if you are doing summer lessons.

I also made the fall schedule, so you can tell me what time will work for you there! Now, I know some of you have more than 3 kids who will be taking lessons this fall. If you let me know quickly what day and time you want to start I can shift the other piano times accordingly. (If you look below you will understand what I'm saying.)

If any of these times do not work for you, just contact me asap and we can sort it out. I've tried to create the most consistent schedule I could just so I have a nice routine going, but I am flexible on some of it. The only thing I can't do is add lesson times on Tuesdays. I have other commitments that day.

If you have additional family members or friends interested in piano lessons, I will have some openings available to them this fall and possibly this summer.

Email, text or call me if you have any questions. I'd like to get the Summer and Fall schedules finalized in the next few weeks if possible. Thank you!

Summer Openings: FULL

Fall Schedule:

Monday: FULL




Friday, January 18, 2013

Piano Information 2013

Welcome back!

I will be opening the summer lesson schedule in March and the fall schedule in April. Current students and their families will be given preference and I will take students from the wait list after that. I will be expanding my studio back to the larger size this coming fall so you are welcome to refer friends again.

We'll be working on recital songs in March and the recital will be the end of May again.

Thanks for letting me teach your amazing kids! I sure do enjoy them!

Karate Information for 2013

This year Ed Kamoe will continue to teach Karate. Please email or call us for his information.