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#2041249 - 03/01/13 08:58 AM Has anyone coached piano trios or other ensembles?
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I am thinking of starting some groups with some of my homeschool students who need ensemble experience. I have a colleague who teaches strings in my area. Just wondering, and I know this is regional, what can I charge for coaching? Is it comparable to what I charge for private lessons or accompanying? Any input is appreciated.

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#2041295 - 03/01/13 11:17 AM Re: Has anyone coached piano trios or other ensembles? [Re: okietransplant]
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I'd charge the same hourly rate per person, or only slightly less. Doing ensemble work requires more/different preparation than one-on-one lessons. In addition, you may need to block off anywhere from 1-2 hrs in order for the rehearsals to be productive, so that will be eating up private teaching time. You will want to offer it as a class and have students pay for the whole semester (or some other period of time) upfront.
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#2041895 - 03/02/13 03:02 PM Re: Has anyone coached piano trios or other ensembles? [Re: Morodiene]
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Thanks! That definitely gives me some things to think about!

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