Studio News Term 1, 2023 updated 1st Feb

Term 1 starts January 30th

Welcome back to violin/piano lessons, and here’s the current lesson schedule. Please confirm your day/time by email or text.

I hope you had a good holiday, I’m feeling refreshed and enthusiastic after visiting New Zealand and then attending the Mt Buller Chamber Music Summer School, 6 days of music-making and friendship.

Suzuki Music Autumn Festival is on again, this year it is Thursday 20 to Sat 22 April (inclusive), closing date 26 Feb
If you can go, it is very worthwhile, please consider it, it will considerably boost progress. In order to encourage you, I offer a $50 discount on Term 1 fees to those who enrol for Autumn Festival.
I will probably be there teaching and taking professional development classes.

There is a fee rise this year of 5%, please tell me if this causes you hardship and we can work something out.

Lesson schedule (as at 1st Feb)

12.45 or 1.00 pm Parents’ class (30-45 mins fortnightly)
starting Feb 6th
2.30 pm Ada
3.00 pm Gabrielle (1 hour fortnightly, starting Feb 6th)
4.00 pm Gwen
4.45 pm Bibby from Week 6 (45 mins)
5.00 pm Perryn for 5 weeks
5.30 pm Paddy
6.00 pm Owen (1 hour fortnightly, starting Jan 30th)

4.15 pm Alex
4.45 pm Isabelle
5.15 pm Dante
5.45 pm Perryn (from Week 7)

10.00 am Bob
11.30 am Elena
4.45 pm Elsie (45 mins)
5.30 pm Sebastian/Imelda
6.30 pm Kyle
7.00 pm Bibby for 5 weeks

Group lessons
For violin students in Books 1 and 2, on two Tuesday afternoons a term.
4.30 pm to 5.30 pm at Buda Garden Room, 42 Hunter St
Tuesday afternoon students will have their individual lessons on Thursdays instead in the two group lesson weeks (or another mutually convenient time).

Zoom lessons
In-person lessons can be replaced with Zoom online lessons whenever anyone (including me) has cold or flu symptoms, has Covid, or is a close contact. Please try to give 24 hours notice regarding a switch to Zoom. Please update Zoom and use a satisfactory external microphone for best-practice internet music lessons.

Term 1 starts Monday 30 January
Term 1 ends Thursday 6 April
No lessons Monday 13 March (Labour Day holiday)

Looking forward to enjoying the experience of making music together again!

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