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Independent Music Study Lessons: Voice
Students and teachers must be able to readily switch to online lessons at any point in the semester in order to register for classes.
Students are required to keep track of their weekly practice times and communicate those minutes with their music teacher.
All students are required to do a project for this class. Speak with your mentor for instructions.
LESSONS MUST BEGIN IN JANUARY!
Most music teachers are planning on doing in-person lessons unless the State of Michigan places restrictions, in which case lessons must then continue online. Some teachers may only be offering online lessons. Be sure to clarify the current format when you sign up with your teacher before any lessons begin.
The Partnership covers only one Independent Music Study lesson per week for Kindergarten through 12th grade, up to our maximum weekly allowance. Students in grades 6-12 may take an additional group music class. Discuss fees with your chosen teacher before lessons begin; any amount charged above our allowance of $25 per 30 minute lesson is the responsibility of the family.
***Music teachers who teach Partnership students BEFORE being approved by the Partnership will not be paid for their efforts.
Choose from the list below.
Citadel Dance and Music Center: Contact Susan Dietrich-Reed: 925-1099 - www.citadelDMC.org
Music Academies (Val Rumpf), Niles: 362-5780 http:/www.themusicacademies.com
School of American Music, Three Oaks Library: 269-409-1191 http://schoolofamericanmusic.com
Kalamazoo Music School / Jazz & Creative Institute, Kalamazoo, #616-706-3946, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kate Arcangeli, Portage, 269-303-9250, email@example.com
Dave Carlock's FRS Program, Benton Harbor, #310-480-4565, firstname.lastname@example.org , Click here
Trevor Jones, Berrien Center Bible Church, #269-845-0166 email@example.com
Mike Koch, Box Factory in SJ firstname.lastname@example.org
Lorie Kraus, First United Methodist Church, St. Joseph: 983-5798 email@example.com
Victoria Kreiter, Buchanan, 423-536-9306, firstname.lastname@example.org
Shari Lyons, Niles: email@example.com 269-635-5004
Laurie M. Marshall, St. Joseph: firstname.lastname@example.org
Marla Matthews, Home Phone: 269 471 2089, Cell Phone: 269 405 2343, email@example.com I will come to your house as long as you have a piano or keyboard. Willing to travel to Berrien Springs, Niles, Eau Claire, Coloma, Benton Harbor, St Joseph, Stevensville, Bridgman and Baroda.
Charles Reid, Berrien Springs, 908-329-7797, firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Vladimir Slavujevic, MMus, LRAM, LTCL Morning and online lessons are also available. Will teach at your home if you live within 5 miles from downtown Berrien Springs. NO extra charge for coming/driving. Emails: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Home phone: 269-473-2826 Cell phone: 269-277-6950
Carrie VanDenburgh, Zoom lessons, #269-277-4585, firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen West, HIGH SCHOOL AGES ONLY: Berrien Center, email@example.com, 520-991-8394
West Michigan Homeschool Fine Arts, www.wmhfa.org
Teacher qualifications available by request, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teacher of Record: Mandy Jankoviak