About me, my background and experience...
What sorts of instruction do I provide?
I provide private, individual instruction in piano, voice, guitar, guitar satellite instruments (such as banjitar, mandolin and ukes), music theory, lyrics and composition/songwriting. I also offer life coaching, both by itself and as an adjunct to musical instruction.
What ages and ability levels do I teach?
What do I specialize in?
When do I teach and where?
I teach Mondays and Tuesdays (at 8:00pm and 8:30pm) and Wednesdays (at 8:15pm and 8:45pm), except for when there is a "fifth day." Possibilities include: half hour weekly lessons, hour long weekly lessons, and hour long monster sessions, which typically are every other week or monthly (for those who have trouble getting to my studio weekly). My studio is located at the Canterbury Condominiums, in a safe, convenient, Northside neighborhood (near 86th and Meridian and close to St. Vincent Hospital).
Can I afford lessons with Michael, and are they a good value?
Pricing and sliding scale...
(and see below that for more flexibility)
1/2 hr wkly lesson: $70 per mo ($50-$70 sliding scale)
1 hr wkly lesson: $140 per mo ($100-$140 sliding scale)
1x mo 2hr lesson: $70 per mo ($50-$70 sliding scale)
2x mo 2hr lesson: $140 per mo ($100-$140 sliding scale)
I know folks are struggling right now. So, if my sliding scale doesn't fit your budget, I'll do my best to help you. Pay the full amount (or more) if you're able, utilize the sliding scale if you need to (getting as close to the full amount as you can), or ask for further flexibility, if need be.
Sticking with you in hard times...
Whatever amount we choose, if things get tight, let me know. I'd rather renegotiate, than lose you as a student. We can adjust your monthly payment down for a while, then adjust it back up, if things improve.
What about parking, studio entrance, etc.?
What will my first session be like?