VOCAL POP ACADEMY STARTS SEPT 2019-MAY 2020. Class is taught by Pro/Music Industry Vocal Coach Alissa Steffens. This is a class that focuses on learning various Pro Vocal Techniques in a group environment. Warm ups and concepts are taught in a group with the last part of class designated to solo work. ( All forms of top 40 music)
Concepts covered in Vocal Pop Academy as well as Private Voice Lessons, are as followed-Vocal Mechanics, how to sing in all registers and manipulate your sound, Proper Breathing, Modern Pop Tone, Vocal Phrasing, Vocal Discovery, Articulation, Reading Music, Ear training, Songwriting, Vocal Artistry, vocal Riffs and ad libbing, dynamics both vocally and visually, owning the stage and connecting to your audience!! Level One will consist of this class as well as 2 parent invited showcases, 2 in house private concerts. Level two includes 2 parent invited showcases, 2 Live music venue concerts with stage,lights sound!! **as well as, functions to unite team which include Christmas party and spring party for both levels, etc**
DEAR CLIENTS AND STUDENTS,
WELCOME! THIS IS A LETTER WELCOMING YOU TO ALISSA STEFFENS VOCAL STUDIOS AS WELL AS A POLICY LETTER EXPLAINING THE POLICIES OF MY VOCAL AND MUSIC COACHING BUSINESS. I AM EXTREMELY PASSIONATE ABOUT HELPING OTHERS AND MY CLIENTS BECOME LIKE FAMILY TO ME! I AM COMMITTED TO YOUR GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND SUCCESS! HOWEVER, IT IS ALWAYS GOOD TO BE ON THE SAME PAGE.
TUITION POLICY FOR SINGING AND SONGWRITING LESSONS AS WELL AS MUSIC CAREER CONSULTING.
TUITION IS REQUIRED FOR A MINIMUM OF THREE MONTHS FOR ALL PRIVATE LESSONS AND A SEMESTER COMMITMENT IS REQUIRED IF IN THE VOICE COMPANY PROGRAM which is Level 2-5 clients. IT TAKES TIME TO DEVELOP AND TRAIN YOUR VOCALS, DEVELOP YOUR SONGWRITING AND GROW YOUR CAREER.
LESSONS ARE TAKEN AT A MINIMUM OF ONCE PER WEEK AND SCHEDULED AT THE SAME TIME EACH WEEK. ONCE A TIME IS RESERVED, THIS TIME IS ASSIGNED TO A SPECIFIC CLIENT/STUDENT.
TUITION $150 FOR FOUR 30 MIN LESSONS (RESERVED for kids. Kids are taken on a case by case basis), $220 FOR FOUR 45 MINUTE LESSONS (for teens and adults) AND $260 FOR FOUR 60 MINUTE LESSONS (for teens and adults)
A CREDIT CARD IS PUT ON FILE DURING REGISTRATION AND TUITION IS PULLED THE 1ST OF EVERY MONTH. YOU ARE WELCOME TO PAY BY VENMO, CASH OR PAYPAL BEFORE THE 1ST OF EACH MONTH AND I WILL CREDIT YOUR ACCOUNT. YOU CAN LOGIN INTO YOUR ACCOUNT AT ANYTIME AND SEE YOUR CREDITS AND DEBITS. ON THE RARE OCCASION THAT A MONTH INCLUDES 5 WEEKS/5 LESSONS THE TUITION IS CHARGED ACCORDINGLY.
IF TUITION ISN'T RECEIVED (CARD DECLINED, ETC), STUDENT OR CLIENT CAN NOT ATTEND LESSON. IF A PAYMENT IS LATE, CLIENT WILL BE SUBJECT TO A $25. LATE FEE. AND STUDENT CAN NOT ATTEND UNTIL PAYMENT PLUS LATE FEE IS RECEIVED.
ALL TUITION IS NON REFUNDABLE AND CAN NOT CARRY OVER TO OTHER WEEKS OR MONTHS.
THERE IS A REGISTRATION FEE OF $49 PER CLIENT DUE ONCE PER YEAR.
ANY ABSENCE DUE TO VOCAL COACH OR A CLIENT/STUDENT SICKNESS (with 24 HRS notice) OR HOLIDAYS, WILL BE ALLOWED TO BE MADE UP WITHIN TWO WEEKS. LESSONS CAN NOT BE MADE UP DUE TO WORK, "I FORGOT", DOCTORS APPOINTMENTS, SCHOOL, APPOINTMENTS, PARTIES, SPORTS EVENTS, MULTIPLE VACATIONS, ETC. AGAIN LESSONS CAN NOT CARRY OVER INTO THE NEXT PAID WEEKS OR MONTHS OR BE MADE UP IF S STUDENT/CLIENT ISN'T REGISTERED. ONE MAKE-UP IS ALLOWED PER YEAR FOR A RANDOM VACATION.
IF STUDENT IS SICK AND DOES NOT GIVE 24 HR NOTICE OR IS A NO SHOW-LESSONS WILL NOT BE MADE UP. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR DEDUCTED..
IF A STUDENT IS A NO SHOW FOR TWO OR MORE WEEKS, HE/SHE IS DISMISSED FROM THE ACADEMY AND UNREGISTERED. ITS 49. TO REGISTER.
IF LESSON STOP FOR FOUR WEEKS OR MORE AND CLIENT WISHES TO COME BACK, $49. REGISTRATION WILL BE DUE AGAIN.
CAN OCCUR IF STUDENT/CLIENT IS VERBALLY/PHYSICALLY DISRESPECTFUL, SHOWS CHRONIC ABSENCES AND LATENESS OR A LACK OF INTEREST IN LESSONS.
I REQUIRE A 3 MONTH COMMITMENT FROM ALL PRIVATE LESSON CLIENTS AND A SEMESTER COMMITMENT FROM THE VOICE COMPANY. THERE IS NO REFUND IF CEASING BEFORE THIS TIME. IF A STUDENTS WISHES TO STOP LESSONS AFTER THE 3 MONTH COMMITMENT OR SEMESTER COMMITMENT, I REQUIRE AT LEAST TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE 1ST/NEW TUITION MONTH.
I WILL NOT BE OPEN-NEW YEARS DAY, MEMORIAL DAY, 4TH OF JULY, LABOR DAY, THANKSGIVING DAY, CHRISTMAS EVE, CHRISTMAS DAY AND NEW YEARS EVE.
CONCERTS-AT ALISSA STEFFENS VOCAL ACADEMY/STUDIOS- CONCERTS ARE PROVIDED, NOT RECITALS..THIS TAKES ON A DIFFERENT FOCUS AND REALLY ALLOWS STUDENTS REAL PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES WITH LIGHTS, SOUND, STAGE, LIVELY & FUN AUDIENCE, ETC AND GIVES THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK THEIR COMMUNICATION AND STAGE SKILLS! I DO NOT CHARGE A CONCERT FEE AT THIS TIME. :) CONCERTS ARE OPEN TO LEVEL TWO CLIENTS/STUDENTS AND ABOVE. ALSO, STUDENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE IN THE CONCERTS BUT IT IS A MOMENT FOR THEM TO REALLY SHOW WHO THEY ARE AS A VOCALIST!! MANY LOVE WORKING TOWARDS THIS!!
PHOTOS AND VIDEO
I GIVE MY PERMISSION FOR TAKING AND USING PHOTOS AND VIDEO FOOTAGE OF MYSELF OR MY STUDENT ON ALISSA STEFFENS VOCAL ACADEMY/STUDIOS WEBSITES, FACEBOOK, PUBLICATIONS, INSTAGRAM AND NEWSPAPERS. PHOTOS AND VIDEOS WILL ONLY BE USED FOR ALISSA STEFFENS VOCAL ACADEMY/STUDIOS PUBLICATIONS.
I AM VERY EXCITED TO BE WORKING WITH YOU AND HOPE THAT YOU FEEL TRULY WELCOMED! MUSIC AND PEOPLE ARE MY PASSION AND I LOOK FORWARD TO HELPING EACH AND EVERY STUDENT GROW AND REACH YOUR INDIVIDUAL MUSICAL GOALS WHETHER THEY ARE BIG OR SMALL. I COACH VOCAL PERFORMANCE, SONGWRITING, ACTING, SPEAKING AND DO MUSIC CAREER PLANNING/CONSULTING. I AM COMMITTED TO YOU HELPING YOU FIND YOUR VOICE, GROW YOUR CAREER, DEVELOP YOUR SONGWRITING AND CREATE A VISION FOR YOUR MUSIC. I CANT WAIT TO GET STARTED!
POLICY GOOD UNTIL SEPT. 1ST, 2021
I commit to the Vocal Pop Academy-level one class and agree to pay:
Class 79/ mo. x 9 installments plus 49 registration fee. (Sept. 2018-May 2019)
** Plus a 49 Concert fee added to Oct tuition. (for clean-up and refreshments)
**Total is 809. for Sept. 2019 through May 2020 but can be paid monthly as stated above.
Tuition is due and pulled by the 1st of each month and we will be processing your credit card on that day. (There is a $25 late fee after the 1st) starting in Sept and classes begin in Sept. 2018. This is a year commitment. BY signing this agreement to you are committing to 9 installments of tuition for Sept. 2018 through May 2019. plus the 49. registration fee and concert fee of 49. (reminder concert fee added to Oct. tuition) You and your student are personally committing to Vocal Pop Academy and each team member!
Classes are not Pro-rated. Some months have three classes, some have four and some months have 5 classes. Tuition is not based on a per class fee but instead a monthly fee. Pro-rated tuition is not allowed. No credits or refunds will be issued for any missed classes including but not limited to sickness, weather related cancellations, various events, vacations. school functions, etc or holidays. Vocal Pop Academy is a 9 month Vocal Performance program. We take off holidays. Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, New Years day, etc. Also, Students will be given up to 2 make- up classes per year on 2 set days that coach Alissa chooses. If student can not attend the make-up, then they forfeit the make-up.
I agree to pay tuition for Vocal Pop level two Class $139/ mo. x 10 installments plus
$49 registration Fee
$49 Concert fee (NOTE-Concert fee will be added to Oct. tuition))
Total with class and fees= $1349. with option to pay 139. monthly.
Classes are not Pro-rated. Some months have three classes, some have four and some months have 5 classes. Tuition is not based on a per class fee but instead a monthly fee. Pro-rated tuition is not allowed. No credits or refunds will be issued for any missed classes including but not limited to sickness, weather related cancellations, various events, vacations. school functions, etc or holidays. Vocal Pop Academy is a ten month Vocal Performance program. We take off holidays. Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, New Years day, etc. Also, Students will be given up to 2 make- up classes per year on 2 set days that coach Alissa chooses. If student can not attend the make-up, then they forfeit the make-up. the 139./Level two program includes two 30 minute private lessons a month. Private lessons are taken at a set time of the day and week, either in person in Sandestin or by Skype.
PRIVATE LESSONS : (extra fee and optional)
$140. for four 30 minute lessons
$200. for four 45 minute lessons
$260. for four hour lessons.
Tuition is due and pulled from credit cards the 1st of each month or there is a 25. late fee after the 1st starting in Sept. 2018 and Lessons begin in Sept. 2018. This is a year commitment and goes from Sept, 2018 to May, 2019.
BY signing this agreement to you are committing to 9 installments of tuition for Sept. 2018 through May 2019. plus the 49. registration fee, concert fee (added to Oct. tuition) and personally committing to a year of Vocal Pop Academy and each team member. Sept. 2018- May 2019.