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Sharing lessons with others costs much less per student. A second person sharing a lesson costs just £5/hr extra (£20/hr each for 2 sharing)
There is a discount available if paying up front for 6hrs (save £1.50/hr. £9 over all) or 12hrs (save £3.50/hr. £42 over all) of lessons
Duration1-to-1 lessons are typyically for an hour. Those paying in advance for 6 or 12 hours can opt for other durations at Chingford mount. An hour or more is generally necessary if coming to you to teach you
Terms & Conditions
Upcoming Chingford mount teaching dates
Saturday 20th October 2018
We will be in contact regarding what might be possible or not
You will be asked towards the end of the form for some more details about yourself
You will be asked towards the end of the form for some more details about yourself them
We will contact you regarding what is possible or not
You will be asked towards the end of the form for more information about your group/organisation and/or venue
Vocal Workshops at Amaris Arts are £15 (with a discount of £1 for anyone booking for the first time who enters the code or name of the peson they heard about Amaris Arts from at the end of the form
Those whom have been on the Singing Course before and those whom are Subscription members of Soul Choir receive a discount on Vocal Workshops and Singing Course sessions
Please select your preferred date for each workshop you wish to book. If it is full we will put you on the waiting list (in case someone cancels) and contact you to find out when else you could attend instead. For further sessions on the Singing Course select and go to the Singing Course section of the form
Towards the end of the form we will ask you for more details about yourself
We will be in contact regarding what will be possible or not
Towards the end of the form we will ask you for more information about your group/organisation and/or venue
The Amaris Arts Singing Course can now be taken at your own pace and is bookable one session and resource at a time. The new delivery of the course will have more materials and resources available, which should be purchased and used between sessions to ensure the student gets as much out of each session as possible
The first session is also a stand alone Vocal Workshop (Sound & Feel Better When You Sing) which anyone can attend. Students can therefore attend this workshop and decide later about attending further Singing Course sessions
The Following Top Up Workshops are open to anyone. They are not essential sessions to completing the course (their content will be covered in the Singing Course text books - which are to be purchased when on the Singing Course) and are there for those who need specific input (for example a Top Up Workshop might be recommended to a student once they have attended a session on the Singing Course
Pitching & Ear trainingRhythm & TimingHarmony & TheoryConfidence, Relaxation & Dealing with NervesImprovisation
You must attend the first session (Sound & Feel Better When You Sing) before you can attend the remaining Singing Course sessions
£15 per session
Those whom have been on the Singing Course before or are subscription members of Soul Choir receive a discount on attending Vocal Workshops and Course sessions
Those whom have completed the Singing Course receive a 20% discount on Soul Choir membership subscriptions
To book the first session of the Singing Course (Sound & Feel better when you sing) or any of the Top Up Workshops select and go to the Vocal Workshop section of this form
Also see Resources section regarding Course Books and Vocal Exercise CDs
Once you have attended the Sound & Feel Better When You Sing Vocal Workshop (or if you have attended the Course before) you will be able to book and attend the remaining sessions of the Singing Course (dates yet to be announced).
You might also be advised to attend Top Up Workshops (see Vocal Workshops section)
You will be asked for more details about yourself towards the end of the form
We will be in contact to let you know what may be possible or not
You will be asked for more information regarding your group/organisation and/or venue towards the end of the form
You can arrange to become a subscription member at any time, but you will need to arrange payment prior to the session you wish to begin your subscription on.
Subscription members of Soul Choir receive a discount on attending Vocal Workshops and Course sessions
If you would like to set up a Workplace or Community Choir please let us know more about what you wish to establish
We will be in contact regarding what is possible or not
Towards the end of the form you will be asked for more information about your group/organisation
If you would like something other than listed, or a cash demonination, just let us know
Vouchers last for one year from starting date
£1 for postage & packaging within the UK only
We have such lovely people attending Amaris activities. It would be great to have even more lovely people attending
If you are booking with Amaris Arts for the first time, please let us know towards the end of this form the Code or name of the person who let you know about us and you will get £1 off of your first booking
Once you have booked, you will be sent an ID code which you can let people know when you tell them about Amaris Arts and you will receive £1 credit every time someone books with Amaris Arts for the first time who lets us know your code or name
You can spend that credit on any activitiy with Amaris Arts
We can send you digital advertising materials, links and information - just let us know. You will need to state your code alongside your social media posts etc so that people know what code to use in order to get their £1 off
You can leave feedback in the following ways:
Or you may wish to simply leave your feedback below.
Amaris Arts reserve the right to use your comments in publicity. We might contact you to ask if you would be willing for your name to be given etc
Upstairs in the Conference room at Ithaca House, 27 Romford road, E15 4LJ
No need to book, just turn up
This is a FREE event. Contributions would be greatly appreciated though
Upcoming Songwriters Showcase dates
Friday 26th October 2018
IGC, Burnt oak, Edgware
Songwriters Bistro fundraising night at IGC Burnt oak
This event will not be open for the public. Potential funders have been invited as it is to raise awareness of and funding for the Pay As You Feel Cafe and Community Kitchen. A three course meal will be provided by The Real Junk Food Project which will be served by staff from the Hilton hotel.
There will be a social justice theme for the night, so songwriters will be asked to prepare at least one song which is appropriate to that theme if possible
If we have not heard your songs or yourself before, we would ask that, upon our request, you provide a recording or a way for us to listen to a recording (demo/studio/video) of your song(s).
If we ask you to take part in a Songwriters Showcase, prior to the event we will ask you to...
Confirm that the songs you will be sharing on the night will be yours (or, if written with someone else, you have permission to do so and that you will state this one the night)
Let us know if anyone else will be playing or singing with you (on instead of you) or let us know if you might need a musician or singers assistance on the night
Let us know whether yourself or any musician or singer participating with you would be willing and able to assist other participants on the night if they have asked for assistance in advance
Let us know whether yourself or any musician or singer participating with you would be willing and able to participate in improvising a song (if a section of improvisation arises on the night)
What instruments or equipment you will be using. Which instruments you will be bringing or needing to borrow
Provide us with any backing tracks you will be using on the night in advance. As we will collate all tracks on one devise before hand (and ensure format compatability) in order to simplify the technical aspects of the evening
Provide us with information about your self as a songwriter etc, a photo of yourself or a link to these to be used for publicity of the evening and confirmation of what name you would like to go by
Let us know if you have a preference in regards to what time or part of the night you would like to do your set
Let us know whether you give permission to take photos on the night with you in or to video your set or part of your set
If we ask you to take part in a Songwriters Showcase, prior to the event we will provide you with...
A contract from us stating that we will never claim any rights to your works in any form or capacity
Clear information about the evening and your part in it
Assistance where possible with instruments/equipment/musicians/singers if requested by yourself. We will let you know what is available
Towards the end of the form you will be asked for more information about your venue and/or organisation
There are currently no updates on these
* This form will generate a provisional booking(s).
In order to confirm your booking(s) you will need to reply to our email with the following:
Agreement to the terms & conditions
Agreement to the specifics of your booking(s)
Arrangement of payment
To avoid any disappointment you are advised to reply quickly as bookings are made on a first come first served basis upon customer confirmation.
If you have not previously completed a registration form you need to provide Further details about yourself (registration information) in the next section of this form. Thank you
Please provide at least one persons phone number we can call in the event of an emergency concerning you
If this is your first booking with Amaris Arts you will be sent an ID code, which generates credit for you when people quote it when making their first booking :-)
You will then be able to choose at this point in the form whether you would like to use your credit towards payment for activities etc
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do I book for courses, workshops or for 1-2-1 tuition?
A. Please use the Online Enquiry and Booking form
Q. How much are lessons?
A. 1-to-1 private Singing Lessons are £35. Learning in a group (Vocal Training, Workshops, Singing Course or Soul Choir) cost much less per person per hour
Q. Do you teach children
A. Yes, but there are restrictions. All children and young people up to 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult on the premises or have the personal consent of the tutor otherwise. No children younger than 8 for any Vocal Training, Workshops, Courses or Soul Choir at Amaris Arts. If you are activities taught by Amaris Arts then the age range etc is up to you
Our office/teaching space in Chingford Mount is not wheelchair accessible. Ithaca house is accessible but you will need to let us know before hand
Terms and conditions
Non-transferablePaid for bookings, reservations and passes are non-transferable, they are for the named person only.
Young peopleParticipating 8-17year old young people are allowed as long as they have an adult whom is responsible for them on the premises. Non-participating young people are not allowed to attend activities.
Entry refusalAmaris Arts reserves the right to refuse entry or to request that a participant leaves if they are deemed a danger to others or is causing a notable disruption.
AccessibilityWe regret that accessibility is limited due to stairs up to the venue.
Health problemsIt is the participants responsibility to ensure that the session facilitator knows about any health problems.
Unable to make all weeks of a courseYou can come to each session of the Singing Course now as and when you are ready. Sessions will repeat throughout the year, just book when you know you can attend.
Cancellations by you for Workshops or Course SessionsSorry, we do not give refunds for cancellations. If you are unable to attend a Workshop or the first session of the Singing Course, you may give your place to a friend/collegue/family member as long as you let us know the name of the person you are giving it to before the workshop/session starts. If it is for any of the remaining sessions of the singing course you can cancel with at least 24hrs notice by text (or only in extreme circumstances there after) to be able to simply choose another date to replace the one you could not attend. Sessions will still need to be attended in order. With less than 24hrs notice by text you would have to pay to book a replacement session as the place that will not be able to attend will not be able to be filled with less than 24hrs notice.
Cancellations by you for 1-to-1 tuitionIf you give at least 48hrs notice by text you can either (preferrably) simply book an alternative lesson or (if this is not possible) you will be refunded
Cancellations by Amaris Arts for 1-to-1 tuitionFor participants whom have paid online, if Amaris Arts cancels the lesson up to 24hrs before, and if a suitable alternative lesson cannot be arranged, then you will receive a refund. If Amaris Arts cancels within 24hrs of the activity, and without offereing a suitable alternative lesson, you will be refunded and given a voucher for a half price 1hr 1-to-1 tuition session.
Cancellations by Amaris Arts for Workshops and Singing Course sessionsIf Amaris Arts cancels the activity with at least 24hrs before and if a suitable alternative session cannot be booked for you, you will be refunded. If Amaris Arts cancels with less than 24hrs notice and if a suitable alternative session cannot be booked for youm you will be refunded and given a a half price voucher for a Vocal Workshop or Course Session
Severe London weather warningsIn the event of severe weather warnings where travel is to be avoided unless absolutely necessary, sessions and lessons will be automatically cancelled and replacement sessions arranged. If this is not possible, monies will be refunded. In such cases, please do some practicing at home and maybe email or Facebook and let us know what you practiced. :-)
Lost stolen itemsAmaris Arts holds no responsibility for any items lost on the premises. Please ensure that you keep your belongings with you at all times.
Items not allowedNo alcohol, tobacco or any dangerous items (including lighters or sharp implements) are allowed on the premises. We would ask that if you do have anything on you of this nature that it be left at the registration desk, where you may collect it afterwards. Any medications you may have must be kept on your person or in your bag at all times.
Amaris Arts golden ruleHelp create a beautiful atmosphere for all to enjoy!
Amaris Arts AimsWe hope that the session will be Practical. Inspiring. Encouraging. Thought-provoking. Informative.
It is of course up to you, but we feel that it would be to your advantage if you choose to make the best use of the session and step out! :-)
Paying In Full:
Within the next 48hrs you will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with a GoCardless link for you to arrange payment. Once you have submited the GoCardless form, the payment will leave your account within 3-6 days.
GoCardless uses military grade encryption, but it is best to use a secure, private connection (not a library or public computer or public wifi) and ensure that your security software is up to date. You might prefer to use a private or incognito window on your browser. GoCardless is a secure site, but your connection could potentially be affected by other things.
The payment will be taken out as a Direct debit. This is because it is a simple, easy to use and cost effective way to take both types of payments (in full and instalments). Only the specific payment(s) are authorised and able to be taken out from your account by GoCardless. Amaris Arts do not have any direct access to your bank details.
You will need to input your bank account number and sort code into the form (if you have a shared account that requires both to authorise Direct Debits - they will need to enter their details too), so please have it ready before you begin. You should then receive a general confirmation email from Amaris Arts via GoCardless. You will also receive a personal welcome email from Amaris Arts within a few days.
Paying In Instalments:
Within the next 48hrs you will receive an email from email@example.com with a GoCardless link for you to arrange the payments. Once you have submited the GoCardless form, the 1st instalment will leave your account within 3-6 days, and each of the remaining months instalments will leave around the same date (on the nearest working day).
The payments will be taken out as a Direct debit. This is because it is a simple, easy to use and cost effective way to take both types of payments (in full and instalments). Only the specific payments are authorised and able to be taken out from your account by GoCardless. Amaris Arts do not have any direct access to your bank details.
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