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 […]
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. […]
Enrollment is on a month-to-month basis. To experience true growth in the instrument of choice, we recommend studying for six months to one year. Most students are able to perform a recognizable song within three months.
Students enrolled in the private study are afforded three make-up lessons per year. (Based on the students anniversary date) 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. After the third make-up lesson, […]
Because our teaching schedule is quite busy, it’s impossible to hold a student’s lesson only every other week.
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 […]
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?
The Grow Your Gift Conservatory Music School 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. All instructors have an extensive background in the instrument(s) they teach.