It’s free with no obligation to hire
Hired 10 times
3 years in business
(Mountain Time Zone)
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wed & Thu
Fri & Sat
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
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I have taken nearly three semesters of piano training in the past, but Michelle has helped me truly enjoy playing and practicing this instrument. The workload is very manageable and her patience is nearly infinite with me. She has made this experience the best it could possibly be for a slow learner. I would recommend her to anyone that is wanting to try out the piano.Nov 9, 2018Verified
Michelle is an amazing teacher! Very patient! Upbeat! A+ teacher! Great price too!Dec 12, 2017Verified
Michelle is well organized, whichever helps me a lot because I have a pretty short attention span. Very knowledgeable and professional.Jun 8, 2017
Great lessons! Learning so much every lesson.Jun 25, 2018Verified
I am learning a lot with Michelle, and am learning to relax even when people are listening to me play. I appreciate her focus on the student and on whether the student's needs are being met. And I like when I have opportunities to make my own interpretive decisions about how to play certain pieces. That kind of thing is engaging for me. Her rates won't be low forever, so grab her now while she's such a good value.May 18, 2019
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I charge $20 an hour. Lessons can be 30, 45, or 60 minutes. Payment for the month is due on the first lesson of said month, calculated by how many weeks they plan to attend. If a lesson is missed and the customer tells me at least a day in advance, we can either reschedule or roll the amount they already paid onto the next month. (Example: Susie has 30-minute lessons, so they cost $10 each. She plans on attending 4 lessons this month. She would typically pay $40, but we canceled one lesson last month in advance without rescheduling, so we take off $10 for a total of $30 for the month.) There are no extra fees for participation in recitals or festivals. A binder is provided for each student. The student is responsible for purchasing method books (if applicable) and sheet music.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I offer a free consultation or first lesson for new customers, both for them to see if they like me as a teacher and for me to evaluate where the student is. Doing this enables us both to start on the same page when lessons begin.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I took piano lessons on and off from ages 8 to 12, didn't have lessons for three years, and began taking lessons again at 15. I fell in love. I attended Snow College to earn my Associates and returned to school after a year off for my Bachelor's of Music in Piano Performance, this time at UVU.