Rates

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Live Music-

Standard rate: $350/musician for the first hour, $250/musician for each subsequent hour. Small and large ensembles are also available. Repertoire can be tailored to the unique needs of each event upon inquiry. Contact: michaud.savage@gmail.com

Education-

On Music

I love teaching music; by which I mean by that I provide knowledge and tools for a person to develop their musical skills. I find a personalized approach for each student to understanding and developing with their instrument and the musical elements at hand. That said, sometimes there is a well-worn path that leads most directly to desired results, and so in that case we’ll take that one. For whichever person is seeking a further understanding of music, I hope to always be able to provide some useful insight for their own musical journey.

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Lessons

I teach guitar, voice, and ukulele lessons for learners at all levels, and offer beginning to intermediate piano lessons. I require that students maintain a regular lesson schedule. In my experience, this helps the student focus and deepen in their learning much more quickly and effectively. Single lessons are available at at a rate of $75-$125 for a 55 minute lesson. It is important to note that no one will be turned away for a lack of funds, and I have chosen this sliding scale model to enable me to provide scholarships to students I work with in underserved communities. $75-$125 is the suggested price rage for students, but if you would really like to learn what I have to teach then I will do what I can to make a sustainable arrangement for us both.

Discounted package options are available in 12-week sections. Contact me via email at michaud.savage@gmail.com for more information.

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Learning

I believe that perfect practice makes perfect, but also that improvisation is the platform on which all musical identity is formed; that said, you will only get better through time with your instrument, whatever it may be. In regards to practice, I’ve found 3 essential building blocks for every musician; regular practice, focused practice, and play. These 3 things are the foundation of my curriculum and I have found that those who practice this excel steadily and surely in their music.

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Cancellation Policy

Booking cancellations must take place with 48-hours of booking confirmation. This clause will be in the contract I send you to sign as well. Cancellations made after this 48-hour period will be charged a 25% cancellation fee, in addition to the non-refundable deposit.

Lesson cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance. Cancellations made in less than 48 hours ahead of time will be charged a fee of 25%. Cancellations made in less than 24 hours ahead of time will be charged a fee of 100%.

If you send me a email, text message or voice mail in regards to a cancellation, then I have probably not received it; if I do not confirm that I have received your communication, then to my knowledge the event or occasion is still booked and you will still be liable for any applicable cancelation fees.

Compositions

I am currently taking commissions and arrangements.

I am available for session work on guitars.

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