MARINA'S PIANO STUDIO'S CURRICULUM
Special  programs, arranged for each level will make your learning process
fun..

WE ARE ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS FOR:
Academic Year Semester 1:    September 5  2017 - January 31, 2018
&
Semester 2:   February 1,2018- June 29,2018

Scroll down for specific dates
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LESSONS
Private piano lessons include piano technique, scales, exercises, solo pieces, ensembles and
duets,
sight-reading, elementary theory, composition and improvisation. Textbooks and sheet music
will be
provided by the studio. Scores should be returned to the studio at the end of the semester/year.
All of the offered techniques provide an enthusiastic atmosphere for students to achieve,
believe and enjoy themselves.

Length of Lessons
Each student is unique and lessons may vary from 45 minutes to 1 hour. Lesson durations will
be determined
with the student and Marina, depending on level, interest and availability.

Who can take lessons?
All of the lessons offered at Marina's Piano Studio offer intensive training for the aspiring piano
student.
We invite any student ages 6 and up, as well as adults with or without a musical background.
Professional musicians who would like to refine their skills are always welcome.
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REGISTRATION
Marina's Piano Studio is accepting new students for registration.
Call
212-586-5716 or email at porchkhidzem@yahoo.com
to register, and we will set up an appointment with you.
Additional Fees/for new & returning students: annual registration fee: $50
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POLICIES/TUITION
TUITION
Tuition includes a monthly rate plus the annual registration fee ($50) for new & returning
students.
Tuition reserves student's lesson time and is
non-refundable. Occasionally, extra lessons
serve to make
up for an occasional student's absence or holiday. All payments must be made by cash or
check
at the beginning of the first lesson of each month.
For tuition rates, please
contact the studio.

LATE/MISSED PAYMENTS
Tuition is non-refundable and student's lessons will be interrupted if accounts fall behind in
payment.

If you have any questions regarding these policies, please e-mail me at  
porchkhidzem@yahoo.com  
do not ask before the lesson, as this is valuable time to concentrate on the student
and the teaching process.
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ATTENDANCE
Good attendance is imperative to a musician's progress, as we operate on a time schedule.
Please arrive on time, which means arriving a few minutes before the scheduled lesson. To
rearrange the schedule and
accommodate changes are difficult and not guaranteed. Clean hands and trimmed fingernails
are the etiquette of a pianist.

We only allow
2 make-ups per semester - in case of illness or family emergency only.
Students must notify the studio ahead of time. Please keep in mind that even when schools are
on a break,
the studio is still open and running on current attendace/policies.
Please follow the studio's policies - there are
no exceptions.

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PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES
Our students take advantage of playing their programs in front of an audience to showcase
their skills and talents.
Many of the students, especially the youngsters, enjoy playing their own compositions as well.
Our annual recital is held at
Faust Harrison Pianos  in Midtown Manhattan. Other concerts
may be scheduled during the Academic year.

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SUMMER

ACADEMIC YEAR
The Academic Year consists of two five-month semesters
Semester I: September 5, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Semester II: February 1, 2018- June 29, 2018
Services -  *M*P*S*
ACADEMIC & SUMMER CALENDAR
2017-2018

September 5,      2017
Nov. 23- Nov 26
Dec. 25
Jan 1
January 31          2018

February 1           2018
May
May 28
June 29



First Day of Classes
Thanksgiving Break / no lessons
Christmas / no lessons
Winter Holiday Break / no lessons
Last Day of Semester I

First Day of Semester II
The Students Piano Recital
Memorial Day / no lessons
Last Day of Semester II



Tuesday
Thurs - Sunday
Monday
Monday
Wednesday

Thursday
Saturday
Monday
Friday