Thompson Tutoring Private Music Lessons

Tutor: Corey Thompson

Ages: 5 years old and up

Class Description:

Learn how to play a musical instrument! Beginner through advanced.
Keyboard/Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone/Euphonium, Percussion/Drums

1) Students will:

A) Play songs based on student’s interests.

B) Learn skills/techniques, terminology, and theoretical principles of their chosen instrument.

C) Lessons will be based on individual student needs: A student-centered approach to learning.

D) Lessons will be designed around the different requirements of each instrument.

2) Requirements:

New material is to be practiced at home after it has been introduced. The lesson time will focus on practicing songs and exercises, explaining theoretical principles, and demonstrating new techniques.

Supplies Needed:

1) An instrument. Band instruments can be purchased/rented through Marshall Music.
2) Materials will be determined based on student needs.

Payment Schedule & Policies:

1) Lessons are 30 minutes each week at the scheduled time-slot.
2) The charge for each lesson unit is $21.00.
3) Lessons must be paid previous to each lesson. Families may pay a month in advance at the beginning of every month. Refer to the Thompson Tutoring Student Handbook for payment options.
4) An invoice will be sent before the start of each month as a reminder. If your family has special considerations which require a different schedule of payment, please contact Thompson Tutoring: (269) 329-0730 or to discuss additional options.

Drop/Add Policy:

Lessons can be added at anytime based on availability.
Lessons and dropped at anytime. Please provide 24-hours notice.

About the Tutor:

Corey Thompson has a background in instrumental music instruction. He served as Director of Bands at West Branch /Rose City Schools. He has been involved in church music his whole life: instrumental ensembles, solo instrumentals and adult choir. He also served as a youth group director. He has a Bachelor’s of Music (Educational Emphasis). Corey is the owner of Thompson Tutoring, LLC and has been providing private lessons in the greater Kalamazoo area for over 15 years.

Corey Thompson, Executive Director
Thompson Tutoring LLC
(269) 329-0730