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Shorter Preparatory Department in the Arts

Student playing the piano

The Shorter University Preparatory Department in the Arts offers lesson in Piano, Voice, and Violin. It offers a stimulating atmosphere in which to study through association with other students, recitals, and excellent instruction. Shorter University is pleased to offer this opportunity to the Rome area.

Contact Us

Sandy YearganSandy Yeargan
Director of Preparatory Department in the Arts
706-233-7334
syeargan@nullshorter.edu

 

Curriculum

Piano

Piano lessons are offered in both private and group settings. Student teachers are Shorter piano majors who have completed the piano pedagogy course. The Coordinator of the Preparatory Department in the Arts supervises them. Some lessons will be taught by qualified graduates of Shorter, who are designated as Staff Teachers.

Private and Group Lessons

Groups of four students are formed according to age and experience. The students will have one group lesson of 40 minutes per week, taught by a faculty member and student teacher, and one 30 minute private lesson taught by the student teacher. Times to be arranged. Fee is $263.

Private Lessons

Fees for the entire semester (14 weeks) range from $255 to $407.

Voice

Voice lessons are offered in a private setting for older teens and adults. Student teachers chosen from Shorter voice majors who have completed the vocal pedagogy course and will be supervised by a member of the college faculty. Some lessons will be taught by qualified graduates of Shorter, who are designated as Staff Teachers.

The voice lessons will cover the fundamental principles of tone production, including breath control and resonance, through the medium of such exercises and songs as may fit the student’s particular need. Fees for the entire semester (14 weeks) range from $255 to $407.

Instrument Lessons in Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone and Trumpet

Fees for the entire semester (14 weeks) range from $255.00 to $407.00.

POLICIES AND FEES

Registration Fee

A $15 fee must accompany each application. One $15 fee per student covers any single or multiple registration for the year. Fees quoted are for a 14-week semester unless otherwise indicated. Registration fees are not refunded or deducted from the tuition fee.

Tuition

Tuition fees are due at the beginning of the semester and are not refundable. Fees vary due to each teacher’s qualifications and education background. A late fee of $15 will be charged after the 5th of the month.

Missed Lessons

Two missed private lessons will be made up if the teacher receives notification 24 hours in advance. Class lessons are not made up, however, assignments will be mailed to students.

Practice

Parents are expected to cooperate with the Preparatory Department in the Arts by encouraging students to maintain regular practice in their daily schedules.

All recitals will be held in Brookes Chapel on Shorter University’s Rome campus.

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