Wesley Skinner, Cello Teacher
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Weekly Lesson Rate: 30 min lesson = $45 45 min lesson = $60 60 min lesson = $75 Travel fee = $15 (minimum hour lesson) Now billing August-December Semester **Free trial lesson to new students** Special promotions for tuition pre-paid 3 and 6 months in advance.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
My goal in the early stages of working with a new student is to identify learning style, practice load, as well as strengths and weaknesses of technique and musicality. These points will help determine the pace and approach to the early lessons.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
During my two cello performance degrees (BM, MM) at the Cleveland Institute of Music, I studied also Cello Pedagogy (Art of Teaching) under world-renowned Melissa Kraut and took 6 semesters of Suzuki Pedagogy Teacher Training to complete the entire Suzuki Method Cello Teacher Registration. During my final year studying at The Cleveland Institute of Music, I was appointed to CIM's Preparatory Faculty and also worked as Cello Faculty of Western Reserve Suzuki School, Hudson School of Music, and in Lakewood City Schools.