Piano Lessons is a Piano Studio in Parksville, offering weekly lessons to students of all ages and abilities. Theory is offered for Basic, Intermediate, Advanced Rudiments, and Intro / Basic Harmony & History.
Group Lessons for Adults.
About the Teacher
Dolores Antonsen grew up in Burnaby, B.C. She started teaching about 30 yrs ago in North Delta while raising her family. She also was studying to complete her ARCT Diploma with the Royal Conservatory of Music. She attended Kwantlen Polytechnic University for her Diploma of Music in Piano. Her former teachers include Christine Eschman and Jane Hayes for Piano,
James Olson for Theory, the late Edward Parker for Piano Pedagogy. Master Classes with the late Winifred Scott Wood, Patricia Miller, Maureen Hollins, Cynthia Goddard to name a few..
Along with teaching at her home studio, Dolores taught group music lessons for children at Carillon Music in Surrey. She taught private piano and theory with the Western Conservatory in Langley. In-home music lessons for Nuvo Music School in South Surrey and private piano and theory lessons at Long & McQuade in North Delta.
Currently, Dolores is the President of the BCRMTA Mid-Island Branch; Committee member for the Sound Vision 2020 Conference at the Tigh Na Mara Resort and a member of the Concert Choir in Parksville.
Piano Lessons follow the school year from the first week of Sept to the last week of June, 39 wks in total. Payment is made by 9 post-dated cheques of equal payments for the year. and one payment in June, As a guideline beginners up to Gr 2 RCM have a half hour lesson once a week. Gr 3-5 piano 45 minute lesson. Gr 6-8 piano one hour lesson.
We have a two week Christmas Break and two week break for Spring Break.
July August lessons are optional.
All students will have an opportunity to perform in two Recitals, Dec/June. Some students will participate in RCM exams or Canada Conservatory exams and/or The Upper Island Music Festival.
Lesson Fees are paid by nine post-dated cheques at the beginning of each month Sept 2019 to May 2020.
Cancellation of Lessons: Two weeks notice in writing and your cheques will be returned.
Make up Lessons: A maximum of three make-up lessons per student per school year for illness. One of the three make up lessons can be used for vacation.
All other missed lessons are non-refundable as your time has been reserved for you. If lessons are cancelled by your teacher, lessons will be made-up or fees refunded.