Monday, December 29, 2014

Spring of 2015

Spring semester of 2015 will starts on 1/5 and ends on 5/24. Please read the policy carefully. Ching Song's Piano Studio Policy Spring of 2015 (Jan.6th-May.23th) The full semester tuition and a nonrefundable $75 (per student) registration fee are due before the 1st lesson of the semester. Fees for music, contest, etc. will be due on the 1st lesson of the month when applicable. There are 5 months and 20 weeks in this semester. There will be approximately two studio class per month. Tuition for Private Teaching (monthly) Tuition for partnership teaching (monthly) $120 for 30 minutes (4-6 years old) $100 for 30 minutes (per students) $180 for 45 minutes $140 for 45 minutes (per Students) RULES FOR STUDENTS: • Remain within studio room at all time. No chatting or moving around is allowed while waiting in the studio. • Neatness is expected. Students are requested to come to lessons with hands washed, nails trimmed, and hair pulled back. Gum chewing is not allowed at piano lesson. Do not bring food or drink into the studio. • Be on time. Time will not be taken from the following lesson to accommodate late arrivals. • Practice every day and record your practice times. Bring all of your music and notebook. • Do not come to the lesson if you are sick or if you had a fever within the last 24 hours. RULES FOR THE PARENTS: • Parents are not to remain in the studio during the lesson time. • Check the notebook after each class and listen frequently to your child’s practice. • The beginner students should practice at least 30 minutes per day. Others should practice at least 45 minutes per day. • Parents are responsible for maintaining a well-tuned piano in a room free from distractions. (i.e. TV, pets, siblings) • Please do not park in front of the mailbox or in the driveway. Lock the door when you leave the car. • The repertoire that is given by the teacher is based on student’s level and ability. Parents might suggest but not force to change it. ATTENDANCE Once the time is scheduled for each student, no refund will be given for a missed lesson. Make up lessons will only be given due to real emergencies. If a make-up lesson is cancelled, there will be no more rescheduling. The make-up lesson needs to be completed within the month of absence. The teacher has to be notified in advance prior to cancellations. HOLIDAYS AND CONVENTIONS There will be no class on the week of Mardi Gras (3/1-3/7). The week of Spring Break (4/18-4/25). One lesson will be missed if the teacher chooses to attend the state or national convention. DISMISSAL The teacher may terminate lessons when: Student has behavioral or attitude problems; Nonpayment of tuition or other expenses. If a student studies piano with another teacher while he or she is enrolled in ChingSong’s studio. A conference call with the parents will be held prior to termination.

congratulations and happy new year!

Congratulations to Ensemble competition 12/6/14 and Bach contest 12/13/14 winners: Ensemble: Tristan Lin; Catherine ledoux and Mark Chasuk; Alison Qi and Monica Chasuk; Camila Cuadra and Ethan Liu; Efa Meraler and Isabella Yan. Bach contest: Alex Buriege; Edwin Liu; Ethan Liu; Ethan Guo; Camila Cuadra; Gabi Cuadra; Honorable Mention: Sarah Liu; Adora Dihn; Allen Wang.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Studio Class and Recitals

Our Next Studio Class and Recital will be at O'Neil Music House. Studio Class Saturday 10/11 11:00-12:00. Recital Saturday 10/25 10:30-12:00 Recital Saturdy 11/1 11:15-12:45 Only choose one of the recitals.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Up coming events to remember

10/9-10/10 State Convention: LA Tech, Ruston (lessons on afternoon of 8th and 9th will be cancelled)
11/15 Ensemble Festival at O'Neil's Music (DL 10/18)
11/23-11/28 Thanks giving break
12/6 Piano Concerto and Ensemble Auditions at LSU (DL 11/15)
12/13 Bach Contest at LSU (DL 11/3)
2/28 Solo Festival at O'Neill's Music (DL 2/7)
3/14 BRMTA Tournament at LSU (DL 2/21)
4/15 Deadline of  Summer Enrichment Scholarship
4/25 National Debose Piano competition (DL 4/1)
4/25 District Rally Prep A and Level II-IV at LSU (DL 3/28)
5/2 District Rally Pre B and Level I at LSU
5/2 Allen Fleming Auction at O'Neill Music
5/3-5/10 NFMC National Music Week
5/9 Students Winners Recital at LSU Recital Hall, 10:00 am
6/6 TORGRIMSON/Swanzy Competition: Location TBA

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Studio class this Saturday

We have studio class this Saturday 9/27/2014.  It will be in ching's studio from 11:00-12:00. Due to limited space I would like parents to drop the students before 11:00. If you are late please wait for someone finish playing to enter. And do pick up your children at 12:00.
See you Saturday!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Studio class this saturday

We will have studio class this Saturday at O'neil Music House from 11:00-12:00. Who those who did not discuss with me about attending may not come. Please be arrive in time. If you are late please wait till someone finish playing to enter and quickly find your seat.

Friday, August 29, 2014

studio class on 8/30/2014

We will have studio class this Saturday at O'Neil music house at 11:00-12:00.  Due to the piano sale of the year the store will be crowded and please be careful when you walking around. We will limit the number of people for studio class less than 20 that includes the parents who want to listen to the performance.
See you all tomorrow!

Monday, August 4, 2014

Welcom back to all ChingSong' Students!

Welcome back to the Fall semester of 2014.
The semester starts on 8/4-12/19. 20 weeks total.
Our first studio class will be on 8/16 Saturday 11:00-12:00 at oneil piano store.
There will be two holidays in this semester and we will not have class during those days.  8/31-9/1( Labor day).  11/23-11/28 ( Thanksgiving Holiday)
More important dates will be announced after our annual teachers meeting in September.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

State rally winners of 2014

Congratulations to the winner of 2014 state rally: Prep B-1 1st: Ethan Guo Prep B-3 1st: Ethan Liu Level I 3rd: Monica Chasuk

Friday, June 6, 2014

Summer of 2014

We Started our first week on 6/2 of 2014. We will have 8 Weeks and 8 Lessons total. The last week of lesson will be on the week of 7/21. It will be the same week to register the Fall semester.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Congratulations to the winners of 2014 Rally

Outstanding Achievement: 
Prep A: Alex Buriege, Gabi Cuadra, Kathy Hu, Edwin Liu, Andrew Zhang.
Prep B: Camila Cuadra, Ethan Guo, Sarah Li,  Ethan Liu, Isabella Yang.
Level I: Monica Chasuk.
Level II: Samuel Li.
Level III: Catherine Ledoux, Catherine Zhou.

Performance area:
Prep A: 1st place:  Kathy Hu,  Alex Buriege. OM: Edwin Liu.
prep B: 1st place: Ethan Guo.  2nd place: Ethan Liu, Camila Cuadra. 3rd place: Sara Li. OM: Isabella Yang.
Level I: 2nd place: Monica Chasuk. OM: Tristan Lin.
Level II: 3rd place: Allen Wang. OM: Samuel Li.
Level III: 2nd place: Catherine Zhou. OM: Catherine Ledoux, David Tran.

Scored 100% on Theory Test
Prep A: Gabi Cuadra,  Kathy Hu,  Andrew Zhang.
Prep B: Camila Cuadra,  Ethan Guo, Devyani Vij.
Level. I: Monica Chasuk,  Reveena Vij.
Level III: Catherine Zhou.

Friday, February 28, 2014

new for Mardi Gra week

We will not have piano lessons from 3/1-3/7 due to Mardi Gras break. We do have studio class on Saturday 3/1/2014 at 11:00 in Ching Song's Studio. The Group class for Rally theory is scheduled on Monday 3/3. 3:00-5:00 Level I, II, and III. 5:00-7:00 Prep A and B.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Studio Class 2/15/2014 at Ching's studio

Due to too many students participate this Saturday, we will ask parents to drop the students in the studio between 11:00-12:00. Thanks!

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Second Studio Class

Our Second Studio Class will be held in ChingSong's Studio 11:00-12:00 Saturday 2/1/2014.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

happay New Year

First of all Happy New Year to all of you!
Our spring semester will begin on 1/6/2014 ends on 5/23/2014.
The entire semester tuition is due on the first lesson.

The important dates to remember are:

3/1-3/7 No lessons on the week of Mardi Gras.
3/15 BRMTA TOURNAMENT. Deadline to apply 2/8. LSU.
4/12 LMTA BATON ROUGE DISTRICT RALLY Pre B and I. LSU. Deadline to apply 3/8.
4/12 ALLEN FLEMING AUDITIONS (grade 7-12). LSU. Deadline to apply 3/20.
4/18-4/25 No lessons on the week of Spring Break.