What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Tuition is paid monthly, in advance. You are billed on a flat month rate regardless of whether there are 4 or 5 weeks. One year commitment is required and deposit is held until the 13th month. Deposit is waived with full one year payment.Discounts are given for referrals. Rates are determined by lesson length.You may choose 1/2 hour, 45 minute OR 1 hour slots.
Group classes for Suzuki students are provided at no additional cost!
Red Barn Studio flat monthly - $120,$180,$240
NO GROUPONS PLEASE!!!!
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
If new to the violin I have a organized and detailed system for building a strong technical and creative foundation. For those already familior with the instrument I start by assessing ability and interest to taylor our session tword specific goals and needs.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Omaha Suzuki Talent Education Association. Denver Talent Education. Studied privately with many Texas Style Fiddle Legends.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I fell in love with the violin at age 9 and knew I would teach from then on. I have enjoyed teach students of all ages and backgrounds for 30 years!
What types of customers have you worked with?
Private lessons, group classes and performances with my groups.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Our group has played for:
The Colorado Rockies, The Olympic Torch, many festivals through out the Denver Metro area, Charity Events, The National Fiddle Championships and each year at the Colorado Fiddle Championships at the National Western Stock Show. We have also been featured on dozens of local news pieces.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Be sure you have time to practice. Parents must realize the commitment.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
I am one of the first Suzuki teachers to incorporate fiddling into a Suzuki program. I am developing a method for fiddling that helps teachers and student learn fiddle in a sequential manor that compliments and is consistant with Suzuki studies.