How Much Time Should A Student Schedule To Practice?
In order to become proficient on an instrument, students should schedule in their practice times just as they do with homework or any other responsibility. We suggest 10-15 minutes daily for beginners. For more advanced students, 30-45 minutes minimum is required to truly put into practice what was covered in the lesson. Additionally, it is […]
What Is The Process For Leaving The Conservatory?
We understand that scheduling conflicts can occur, or students lose interest and no longer want to study music. That’s why we support the decisions of our families. To ensure instructors have proper notice and to end your relationship with the Conservatory, we require one month’s written notice, which can be submitted within the Student Portal. […]
Do You Require Students To Be On Contract?
Enrollment is on a month-to-month basis. To experience true growth in the instrument of choice, we recommend studying for at least six months to one year. Most students are able to perform a recognizable song within three months.
What Happens If We Miss A Week Of Study Or Class?
Continuity is one of the most valuable components of study and it’s important for our students to understand that studying music is a commitment if you want to truly experience growth. Students enrolled in the private lessons are eligible for unlimited make-up lessons. The only requirement is to submit an absence in our Student Portal […]
Can We Enroll For Private Study To Occur Every Other Week?
Because our teaching schedule is quite busy, it’s impossible to hold a student’s lesson only every other week.
What Happens If The Teacher And The Student Don’t Connect?
We absolutely believe the connection is the most important aspect of studying music. After all, music is EMOTION. It’s hard to be free when there is no connection between student and instructor. If there’s a lack of connection, our first approach is to try to resolve this by understanding the needs of the student and […]
How Old Does My Child Have To Be To Study At The Conservatory?
A student’s age depends on the instrument of choice. We understand a five-year-old probably shouldn’t learn to play the tuba just yet. But aside from size, elements such as attention span, maturity, and the ability to comprehend are considered when determining the age to begin studying music. All of our instruments have age-appropriate restrictions, but […]
How Is The Conservatory Different From The Music Stores Or The In-Home Studios That Offer Private Lessons?
Grow Your Gift Conservatory Music in the Fort Walton Beach area is intentional when selecting instructors to serve our musicians. Our instructors understand this is to be a long-term commitment and that turnover is detrimental to our mission. Our instructors don’t teach as a side gig to fill their time or to only earn extra […]