Piano Accompaniment Policy

Levels and guidelines

Fees

Elementary Level

(Suzuki Book 1)

Base Fees: $15

One 10 minute rehearsal and performance

Extra rehearsal: $5

Late Elementary and Beginning Intermediate

(Suzuki Books 2 and 3)

Base Fees: $20

One 15 minute rehearsal and one audition or performance

Each additional rehearsal or performance: $10

Intermediate and Advanced Intermediate

Pieces should be given to accompanist 1 or 2 weeks before a scheduled rehearsal.

Base Fees: $30

One 20 minute rehearsal and one audition or performance

Each additional rehearsal or performance: $15

Advanced (Concertos/Major Works)

Pieces should be given to accompanist two weeks before a scheduled rehearsal. If piece requires substantial extra practice, accompanist has the right to charge extra.

Base Fees: $40

One 30 minute rehearsal and one audition or performance

Each additional rehearsal or each additional performance: $20

Student Recitals, Solo Recitals

Teacher is responsible for scheduling rehearsal times. Teacher is responsible for paying accompanist and splitting the total cost among students.

Pieces should be given to accompanist two weeks before a scheduled rehearsal. If piece requires substantial extra practice, accompanist has the right to charge extra.

Base Fees: $40

Hourly rate; please discuss with pianist.

If student wants an extra rehearsal, the fee will be based on the level of the piece.

Accompaniment for your performance - What to do

  1. A staff accompanist will be assigned to each concert or event.
  2. Call the office at 651-690-4364 to schedule your rehearsal.
  3. Students/Parents will be invoiced for the amount of time they book for the rehearsal, to be paid to SJSM.
  4. You are not required to use the staff accompanist, and may make arrangements for your own accompaniment.

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Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55104
(651) 690-4364

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