Can anyone including students that are not music concentrates register for lessons?
What lessons are offered?
Voice lessons, piano, acoustic and electric guitar, acoustic and electric bass guitar, drum set, trumpet, trombone, saxophone, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, flute, violin, viola, and cello.
What styles of music are taught?
Classical, popular, jazz, blues, rock, musical theater, etc.
How do I register through the university?
Register for MUSC1901 – Music Lessons 1
How many lessons are given?
Fifteen half-hour lessons or the equivalent of 7.5 hours total. Some teachers offer their students ten forty-five minute lessons as an alternative to 15 half-hours as and example.
Are students graded?
What criteria are used to grade lessons?
Instructors use their own grading system.
How much does it cost to take lessons?
Registered students will be charged a $570 lab fee.
Is the lab fee added to my tuition bill or do I write a check?
$570 lab fee is added to your tuition bill. It takes approximately three weeks to see the charge to be processed.
What is the lab fee for?
The lab fee is used to compensate your private teacher at a rate is $38 p/half-hour or $76 p/hour.
Do I need to provide my own instrument?
Yes, with the exception of students taking lessons on piano or drum kit.
Can lessons be taken for two different instruments?
Yes. Register for both MUSC1901 – Music Lessons 1 & MUSC1902 – Music Lessons 2.
Can I take 15 hour lessons with the same teacher?
Yes. Register for both MUSC1901 – Music Lessons 1 AND MUSC1902 – Music Lessons 2.
What is the cost for registering for both MUSC1901 & MUSC1902?
Since each course incurs a $570 lab fee, the cost is $1140
How many credit hours are given for the courses?
MUSC1901 and MUSC1902 are each 1 credit hour.
Are there any additional fees or charges?
Usually not, however it is possible to be charged a course overload fee if they register for more credits than their major requires. Students should consult their academic advisor if this is a concern.
I’m registered and would like to know when lessons will start?
Professor Landgrebe will contact registered students via email before and after the semester begins to find out what instrument/voice and style of lessons you wish to study. Student/teacher assignments are made after receiving the requested information. Your private teacher will schedule lessons with you directly and lessons typically start during the first week of the semester.
Can students register for lessons while they’re on co-op?
Yes, and they will be charged a one credit hour fee in addition to the $570 lab fee. The total for both fees is approximately $1770.
How are registered students informed of the details of their lessons?
Professor Landgrebe will contact registered students via email before and after the semester begins to find out which instrument/voice and style of lessons the student wishes to study. Student/teacher assignments are made after receiving the requested information. Teachers will schedule lessons with their students directly and lessons typically start during the first week of the semester
What happens if a student’s schedule doesn’t match my assigned teacher’s schedule?
Another teacher will be assigned to that student.
What is the cancellation policy?
Students are required to notify their teachers 24 hours in advance if they need to cancel.
What happens if I miss a lesson without providing 24 hour notice?
The lesson is forfeited and will not made up.
How do students drop the course?
Students can drop the course as long as lessons haven’t started. Students can also drop the course after starting lessons as long as they compensate their private instructor for the number of lessons given at the following rates: $38 for each half-hour lesson and $76 for each hour lesson.