I hope you're enjoying the last few weeks of summer. Here's the plan for the first week of school:
Give me your schedule ASAP, preferably by the first day of class. You may email it to me or put it on my door (Hulsey 249). I don't need to know what classes you have when: I only need to know when you're free. Keep it simple.
Sign up for a lesson time during the first week of class. This may or may not end up being your regular time: it's just to get us going. Stay tuned here to learn of your regular lesson time: it may change if we have a scheduling conflict. If you have pieces you'd like to work on in your first lesson, bring them. If you don't, please don't worry about it: we'll choose them together. If you have a recital coming up and/or music ready to work, please arrange for Dr. Steele to join us at your lesson that first week. If the time you chose doesn't work for him, this might mean choosing a different time. Please be flexible, and be sure he has your music ahead of time. Depending on your regular lesson time, you may have a different pianist for the rest of the semester.
Come to the studio meeting on Wednesday at 12:20. Everyone meets first in Hulsey Recital Hall; you will then be directed to your teachers' studios. Again, my studio is room 249. At that time, we'll finalize schedules and have a brief studio meeting.
Come to our first studio class on Friday at 12:20. Again, we'll meet in my studio. No need to bring anything, unless I specify to do so during our Wednesday meeting. I predict we'll spend most of the time laying out expectations for the semester.
If you have any questions, contact me. There is no such thing as a stupid question! Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are unsure about anything at all.
See you soon!
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