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Music lessons:

  1. Do I need an instrument for music lessons?
  2. I've never played an instrument, I can not read music. I can still learn?
  3. How long does it take approximately before I can play a nice tune?
  4. The monthly fee is calculated?
  5. Can I pay per lesson?
  6. I want to start in the middle of the school year, What about the subscription?
  7. This month there are few lessons i.v.m. the holiday, What about the subscription?
  8. Where can I find your bank account number and bank details?
  9. Why are there no prices and conditions of music lessons given on the website?

Live Online Music Lessons:

  1. Online music lessons via video call, because I've never heard of?
  2. What is your experience with online music lessons via video call ?
  3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of music lessons via video call ?
  4. Is the violin or piano lessons via webcam an alternative to regular lesson?
  5. Is the violin or piano lessons via webcam better learn through videos or tutorial?
  6. You could see each other properly in webcam violin or piano lessons?
  7. You could hear each other on webcam violin or piano lessons?
  8. Is to install a webcam and software difficult?
  9. Is to install Skype and creating user difficult?
  10. Skype is free to download and use?
  11. I will not be disturbed during the online music lessons with other Skype users?
  12. If my internet connection is not good, does that of class time off?
  13. Do you have expensive equipment online violin lessons or piano lessons via webcam?
  14. My child is still young, he / she can on the violin or piano lessons online?
  15. I have a question about the payment of the online classes?
  16. I'm not good with computer settings, can I get support from a distance ?

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Music lessons:

 

1. Do I need an instrument for music lessons?

And, when learning to play a musical instrument you also get homework and you also at home practice at home. Before you have a instrument need that you can rent or buy. We may have an instrument available for the introductory. You can first try at an introductory or something for you. Top | Next


 

2. I've never played an instrument, I can not read music. I can still learn?

And, You're never too old to learn that. Our teaching method consists mainly of sheet music and work so not only with the reenact by ear. You learn right away playfully reading notes. The theory for this is during done the lesson, So knowledge of music is not required, but of course included. Top | Next


 

3. How long will it take before I can play a nice tune?

The basis to a nice tune to be able to play lasts about 1 years, you still have limited to certain keys which you can play. We use textbooks with CD accompaniment, making it too early immediately sounds nice. Top | Next


 

4. The monthly fee is calculated?

Our music lessons are always settled beforehand as a fixed dues per month. This contribution is based on the Loose lestarief time the number of lessons divided by the a few months. It was hereby al bill account of the schoolvacations (= not paid), see question 7. There are by school maximum 38 weekly classes or 19 lessons once every two weeks, distributed over 10 months, at least if you use all the lessons and starts in the beginning of the school year. You pay within a school year always the same fee per month. Check our conditions for details. Top | Next


 

5. Can I pay per lesson?

And, but the lessons are considered as occasional lessons. There will be no set class time reserved for you, therefore, it can only be separated at a time there is arranged, depending on the times than are currently available. It will be recommended for good progress in order to select for Weekly lessons or at least lessons every two weeks at a fixed time. Check our conditions for details. View question 4 above for more information. Top | Next


 

6. I want to start in the middle of the school year, What about the subscription?

Als je start in the middle in de maand start, then only the lessons which settled in this month fall. From the next month is calculated according to the fixed dues. You pay within a school year always the same fee per month. Check our conditions for details. Top | Next


 

7. This month there are few lessons i.v.m. the holiday, What about the subscription?

You pay within a school year always the same fee, regardless of the number of lessons per month. If you eg. have weekly lessons on eg. a Tuesday: there are not always 4 Tuesdays within a month, sometimes 5 and sometimes 3. The number of lessons per month varies Also, the by schoolvacations. In addition, in the months juli or augustus for example. well lessons (depending on when the school year begins), but then there needs . to be paid. These lessons are included in the remaining months. If you miss a class must be paid (if timely deregistered this may well be overtaken). The calculation of the fee is taken into account with the number of classes per school year and this is neatly divided between the 10 months. So you pay the same monthly fee and it is so easy. Check our conditions for details. See the holiday schedule for more information. Top | Next


 

8. Where can I find your bank account number and bank details?

Our bank details can be found in the conditions under 1b. Bank details. The rates can be found in the information mail you received at the beginning of the school year or at your first lesson. Top | Next


 

9. Why are there no prices and conditions stated on the website?

Our teachers have currently chosen the rates and conditions on request to provide. We offer High Quality for a low price, the quality of the lessons and bet and involvement of our certified teachers ? outstanding. Top | Next


 

Online Music Lessons live video calls:

 

1. Online music lessons via video call, because I've never heard of?

Online muziekles via de webcam is in Netherlands and Belgium still free unknown. As a result, there are unfortunately a lot misunderstandings and prejudices about this subject. I have read something about it on forums.. I find that very unfortunate and hence this page. Broadband video conferencing technology (video calling) makes it indeed possible from large distances music education high level to bring. To the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) in the United States, for example, it is quite normal with the aid of video calling to guide students in learning to play a musical instrument. Pinchas Zukerman, famous violinist and teacher at MSM; makes use of a high definition videoconferencing technology to give violin lessons to his students. “The internet is a fantastic new medium to give deserving young talent the right teaching opportunity”, said Pinchas Zukerman. For him, broadband essential because the optimal quality of the sound. You can read more about this on the page Distance Learning van MSM. Online violin and piano lessons via webcam has so confident future. Especially with the advent of High Definition (HD) in picture and sound and more faster broadband Internet connections. All this was reason enough for our violin teacher to be in 2007 with start. Top | Next


 

2. What is your experience with online music lessons via video call ?

As Private viooldocent I have over 21 years experience with giving violin lessons to all ages. Since 2007 I am also active with giving violin lessons online via webcam. It is becoming more common, o.a. at singing, saxofoonles, language classes.. My experience with this new medium positive, the works fine. I give weekly In this way lessons and both I and my students are enthusiastic. Vioolles via de webcam is much better then self-study and learn through videos and certainly a alternative for traditional classes. It works just like video calling where many companies but also more and more individuals and young people use them. Many people know of the video call conversations via webcam. De software Windows Live Messenger of MSN is heel populair. I have the software program Skype selected for the Best picture and sound. You know it might very well though of Internet telephony. Skype always improved in terms of image and sound. At our online violin lessons via Skype you can each see perfect on the Full Screen van je monitor. The checking the attitude and the occur by the teacher is therefore no problem. Also the sound quality complies before, especially because I use a good quality microphone you and me so outstanding you hear. For you as a student webcam and Headset with Microphone for me enough om je good to be able to hear. You do no expensive equipment to purchase. Top | Next


3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of music lessons via video call ?

Fortunately, there are more advantages than disadvantages and the disadvantages we have resolved as much as possible. View advantages of our online music lessons through video calling. Top | Next


4. Is the violin or piano lessons via webcam an alternative to regular lesson?

And, violin or piano lessons via webcam is an alternative to traditional classes, it works well. Moreover, we address this as professional as our regular music lessons. Traditional classes are still the best, especially because the teacher may help with better posture by ironing together with the pupil and improve posture. But have no opportunity to attend regular classes, then this is the best alternative. Our violin and piano lessons via webcam are much better than self-study and learn through videos. With a combination of our online lessons via webcam with occasional our traditional lesson above drawback is virtually eliminated. View advantages of our Live online music lessons for more information. Top | Next


5. Is the violin or piano lessons via webcam better learn through videos or tutorial?

And, violin or piano lessons via webcam is much better than self-study and learn through videos and certainly an alternative to traditional lessons. This is because we can give you immediate feedback about the attitude, intonation (purity with violin), for by doing etc. View advantages of our Live online music lessons for more information. Top | Next


6. You could see each other properly in webcam violin or piano lessons?

Naturally, which is an important condition for music lessons ! Of course you can see plenty of the other well, Skype even in full screen. It is now and then rotate the camera so that you are good in picture, but you see the image of yourself also in a window. This also applies to the exposure, but this is easy to solve. Top | Next


7. You could hear each other on webcam violin or piano lessons?

Naturally, that's the most important thing in music lessons! Of course we can hear each other well, I myself use a good quality microphone. For you as a student is a headset with integrated microphone enough to hear your good. View Requirements for communication for more information. Top | Next


8. Is to install a webcam and software difficult?

It is no more difficult than with other peripherals. Just read the manual of the webcam, there is explained step by step. Usually, first install the software, CD usually starts automatically install. After this, you connect the webcam via USB, dit is plug-and-play, the computer does the rest. Top | Next


9. Is to install Skype and create a username difficult?

It is no more difficult than with other software. Just read the information on the website Skype, there is explained step by step. File software download to install your own folder on your computer and the downloaded file by clicking on it. The software includes a wizard that guides you step by step, also by creating a username. If you need help in: read question 16 about our remote support. Top | Next


10. Skype is free to download and use ?

And, Skype is simply free download. It is also free to use for calls from computer-to-computer, as we will use it. There's no need for Skype Credit. See www.skype.nl Top | Next


11. I will not be disturbed during the online music lessons with other Skype users?

You happy all by yourself in the hand and is easy to avoid. Switch to the profile invisible after the lesson has started or create a separate user name for online lesson. Top | Next


12. If my connection is not good, does that of class time off?

Nee, of course not, connectivity issues will not differ from the class time. If there is no or poor Internet, then we can decide to terminate or postpone the lesson prematurely. It is also possible that we continue with the lesson after we have solved the problem and / or longer continue. If you can not solve the problem yourself: read question 16 about our remote support. Top | Next


13. Do you have expensive equipment online violin lessons or piano lessons via webcam?

Nee, except its own instrument accessories, you only have broadband, a webcam and a headset with microphone required. We use free software program Skype for communication. You do not have to purchase any expensive equipment online violin lessons or piano lessons. See Supplies For more information. Top | Next


14. My child is still young, he / she can on the violin or piano lessons online?

And, provided that an adult can be present during class to assist with the operation of computer and CD player. It is also helpful if these adult has a musical background, to help the child to practice and example. in identifying the nuts. The minimum age for online violin lessons or piano lessons with us 8 years. Top | Next


15. I have a question about the payment of the online classes?

Loose online classes may be charged per lesson, but then no fixed class time reserved for you there. Weekly online classes or online classes are paid every two weeks over a fixed fee per month. About the payment of these online courses can be found in question 4 the frequently asked questions about music lessons. See also the conditions online music lessons for more information. Top | Next


16. I'm not good with computer settings, can I get support from a distance ?

And, This is possible. I can with the program Teamviewer your computer remotely and take over all the settings properly set for you. Of course only if you gives permission, you can watch yourself what I do. You can download the program below. Save somewhere on the (For example, your desktop), Start the program and follow the onscreen instructions, installation is required ! Teamviewer for your remote support! Top

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