At Peterson Piano Institute we have had many similar questions come up about music lessons. Hopefully the following FAQ will answer them for you. Please feel free to call 02-661-2160 anytime to ask any question.
We certainly offer introductory lessons to students who are unsure of being interested in playing or uncertain of the instrument they wish to study. Our introductory lessons are of the same duration as our regular lessons (30 minutes) to ensure they truly benefits from their first exposure to music. Any shorter introductory lesson would not give enough time to student to evaluate their abilities and enjoyment.
For available class and tuition fee per lesson, please see the price lists. (click here.) Our private courses are charged and count on 12 lessons basis. Most of our students take lessons once a week. But you can have more than one lesson per week if you have enough time for practice, subject to our teachers' availability. Each lesson is 50 minutes in duration
As the teacher's time is reserved for you, you will be charged for missing lessons. However we encourage our teachers to be as flexible as possible in offering make up lessons, subject to availability. If you are going to be away for long vacations, you may decide to continue to pay in order to reserve the same teacher and time, or temporary drop whereby you don't need to pay, however we cannot guarantee you will get the same teacher and/or time when you come back.
No. We only conduct the lesson in our school only. By this way we can monitor your progress closely and be sure that you are matched happily with our teachers
We usually accept students from age of four. In practical it really depends on the child.
You would need to purchase an instrument to practise in between the lessons. Also, it might inspire you tremendously and make you incredibly proud. If you are unsure of the most suitable instrument to acquire, we will be delighted to advise you and offer our recommendation. Having a good instrument to practise on from day one is essential for your interest and enjoyment.
Yes, you will need to buy the music scores as recommended by your instructor, to practise in between the lessons.
Students surely needs to practice in between his or her lessons. There are two factors necessary to make good progress regularly: Attending excellent music lessons and practising daily. During your lessons, you will benefit from the guidance of an expert instructor. Gaining precious knowledge will then allow you to practise effectively in between your lessons.
It all depends on your current musical level and the speed at which the student wants to achieve the desired goals. As a guideline, we can suggest you to start with 15 minutes daily, increasing to an hour or two when you feel more proficient. Whatever the time you can dedicate to personal practice, we would anyway strongly recommend a daily practice for regular and good progress. It all depends on your current musical level and the speed at which the student wants to achieve the desired goals. As a guideline, we can suggest you to start with 15 minutes daily, increasing to an hour or two when you feel more proficient. Whatever the time you can dedicate to personal practice, we would anyway strongly recommend a daily practice for regular and good progress.
Absolutely. The instructor will give weekly a fair amount of homework accordingly to your musical level. The homework will be written down in a notebook to ensure that you are aware of the required exercises and music pieces to be practised. The instructor will also fully detail how to practise effectively for you to make the most of your personal practice sessions.
We strongly suggest all of our students to sit the LCM grade examinations as it brings a lot of structure into a music course, inspire students to practise with a goal in mind and offers you the opportunity to know your musical level. Getting a certificate for your achievement will also certainly make you proud and encourage you to work well to get to the next level.
London College of Music is the International Music Board a part of the University of West London in the UK. London College of Music offers an impressive range of innovation courses, respected worldwide . There are 3 exam sessions per year which will help in our school. For more details student can contact khun siriwan (+66)81-874-1043