Ashley Hall Private Lesson Program

Ashley Hall Private Lessons

Serving Ashley Hall students and the greater Charleston community, Ashley Hall’s Private Lesson Program offers music instruction and performance opportunities to students of all levels, ages 5 and up. Lessons are offered in piano, violin, viola, cello, and voice. 

Registration

Please use the form below to register for the Spring I 2023 session. Details can be found below the registration form. Thank you.

Tuition

Spring I 2023: January 9 April 22, 2022 

Private + Group Lessons (strings only)
30 minute private + group lessons: $655
40 minute private + group lessons: $833
45 minute private + group lessons: $971

Private Lessons Only
30 minute private lessons: $525
40 minute private lessons: $703
45 minute private lessons: $787
60 minute private lessons: $1,050

Music Theory Private Lessons
30 minute private lessons: $525

Private Lessons

Serving Ashley Hall students and the greater Charleston community, Ashley Hall’s Private Lesson Program offers music instruction and performance opportunities to students of all levels, ages 5 and up. Lessons are offered in piano, violin, viola, cello, and voice.

Private lessons are scheduled on an individual basis with the teacher. All lessons take place on Ashley Hall campus, Monday through Friday.

Students perform in a solo recital at the end of each semester. Piano accompaniment is provided.

Group lessons are also required for violin, viola, and cello students grades 2-4.

 

Group Lessons

Group lessons for violin, viola, and cello take place once a week (see below for schedule). Group lessons are required for string students grades 2–4.

Includes:

  • Solfège, aural skills, rhythmic training, movement, and music theory
  • Scales, technique, Suzuki and supplemental repertoire
  • Solo performance practice opportunities with piano accompaniment
  • Group concert performances at least once per session
Spring I 2023 String Group Schedule

Violin
Thursday | 4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. | Beginner | Gains Studio | Nevarez
Thursday | 4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. | Book 1A | Burges Auditorium | Whittaker
Thursday | 4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. | Book 1B/2| Recital Hall | J. Weiss

Cello
Tuesday | 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Beginner | Gaines Studio | Goio
Wednesday | 3:05 p.m. –  3:50 p.m. | Book 1 | Gaines Studio | Goio

Instrument Details

  • Piano students should have a piano at home, or a 64-key (or larger) keyboard with pedal attachment.
  • Please consult with your child’s teacher for string instrument sizing before renting or purchasing an instrument.
  • Private lesson teachers can recommend sources for instrument rental or purchase.

Practice Details

  • Students are expected to practice outside of lessons. 
  • Parents should help students establish a daily practice routine and provide equipment when necessary. A quiet place free of distractions is recommended.
  • Parents should help younger students (ages 5-10) practice at home. Parents are expected to attend private lessons to take notes or video record..

2022-2023 Calendar

Spring I 2023 session: January 9–April 22, 2023
Spring I Calendar

January 6 | Registration deadline for Spring I 2023
January 9 | Private and group lessons resume
January 27 | Piano Masterclass | Recital Hall | 3:15 p.m.
February 3 | Strings Masterclass | Recital Hall | 3:15 p.m.
February 20-21 | Winter Break
February 22 | Lessons and groups resume
February 24 | Piano Masterclass | Recital Hall | 3:15 p.m.
March 3 | Strings Masterclass |Recital Hall | 3:15 p.m.
March 31 | Piano Masterclass | Recital Hall | 12:30 p.m.
April 3-7 | Spring Break
April 14 | Strings Masterclass | Recital Hall | 3:15 p.m.
April 18-20 | Solo Recitals | Recital Hall | 4:00, 5:00, & 6:00 pm (There are no group lessons the week of April 18.)

Contact Information

For more information, contact:
Flora Nevarez | Director, Private Lesson Program | Strings Coordinator | Violin & Viola Faculty | [email protected]

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Ashley Hall is a private school for girls located in Charleston, South Carolina enrolling students in kindergarten-grade 12 with a co-educational pre-k program.
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