Billy has taught guitar and performed with bands now for the past 30 years and has shared album credits, and the stage, with many world renowned artists.
Billy has also pursued advanced studies in music theory and varied ensembles, as well as studies in classical guitar under nationally-acclaimed artists. Billy is also committed to teaching, and devotes his talents to instructing students of all ages while also authoring creative, new guitar instruction materials.
Currently playing guitar with The Prairie City Band, and The Frank Hannon Band, performing both locally and nationally. In addition, performs solo classical guitar at weddings and private gatherings.
The total of lessons each student will receive over the course of a year is 48. Seven or Eight months out of a year have a total of Four weeks in them. Four of the Twelve months will have Five lessons. Certain months, which have holiday breaks, will have only Three out of Four lessons; spring break, summer break, Fall break,
and Winter Break. Those months will still be the same flat rate.
Any missed lessons by a student can be rescheduled to a mutually agreed upon day and time. Any instructor absences will be prorated accordingly. If the Make Up lesson is missed by the student that lesson is forfeited.
Vacation or extended illness:
If the student is going to be absent for two or more weeks, prior arrangements can be made to reserve the currently scheduled appointment time.
It is expected that the student practices a minimum of 30 minutes every day with rare exceptions. To this end, it is the parents and teacher’s responsibility to reinforce these practice habits and provide a nurturing
environment at home and in the teaching studio.
Private Lessons Monthly Fee:
Half hour sessions $135 per Month
Hour sessions $270 Per Month
Please note: Lesson Fees remain the same for 3, 4, or 5 week months
Single Private Lesson Rate: $35 per ½ hour,
$70 per 1 hour session.
Full payment is due preferably the week prior to the new month of lessons, and please, no later than the 10 th . Payments are considered late after the 10th.
Please note , a fee of $15 will be added for payments received after the 10th. The monthly payment secures a recurring weekly lesson appointment
For more info please visit www.billyraney.com