lesson runs for a fifty-five minute hour,
and begins promptly at the appointed time. If I'm running
late, we will work the full fifty-five. If you're running
late, I can accommodate you only as it does not inconvenience
their first lesson, new students are accepted and scheduled
to a minimum commitment of three additional weeks.
are scheduled weekly, usually at the same hour. Lessons
at regular intervals are as important to your consistent progress
as is the keeping of your appointments to my personal and
financial planning and stability. Cancellations occur only
from prolonged professional obligations or vacations, in every
case planned and discussed in advance. To avoid paying for
a missed appointment, you must speak to me about a conflict
a MINIMUM of twenty-four hours in advance. That gives me the
opportunity to rearrange my schedule. When you call about
the conflict, we will reschedule that week's session.
can talk about money if it is an occasional problem. Arrangements
can be made for postponed payment, at the latest when a lesson
begins. Advance payment discounts may be negotiated.
first four hours will be paid in cash; checks are accepted
thereafter. A fee of ten dollars or my charge (whichever is
the greater) will be charged for a check returned for any
of my clientele comes to me from referrals. I offer to
an existing student a free thirty minute session once their
referral has completed the initial four-week period of study.