Hello and Good Morning from #FermataTeam, dear Students & Parents! Welcome in 2023!
Happy NEW YEAR and welcome to 2023! #FermataTeam would like to send best wishes to all of you! It’s been great to see that well over 220 students are waiting to resume lessons tomorrow. Here are a few bits and pieces you can expect to hear or see from #FermataTeam in the next few weeks.
Let’s start with a QUICK UPDATE ABOUT THE CHRISTMAS RECITAL AND FUNDRAISER – RAFFLE WINNERS
I only realized I never Thank You for your amazing support during the Christmas Recital. The fundraiser brought over €2,000 for the “Help For Patka” recovery fund. External donations through GoFundMe are still accepted if you wish to support this lovely cause. LINK: https://gofund.me/dc029483
A BIG HUG & THANK YOU for all the lovely volunteers, bakers, performers, supporters & #FermataTeam on the evening. I am pleased to say all the raffle prizes found a new home, here is just a quick re-cap list of the WINNERS from the Raffle that took place on the day of the Recital. If you haven’t picked your prize yet, please stop by next time you are at the lesson and we will get you sorted. We love the Commitment and we even heard the show was GREAT!
|Prize/Business||Winning Ticket No.||Student’s Name|
|The Cartdridge Expert Voucher||42||Fiadh/Sorcha B.|
|Coffee Works Voucher||14||Kiera Z.|
|Power Wines Hamper||28||Michael G.|
|Kenny’s PUB Voucher||3||Ania Z.|
|Rhytm & Strums – BT Speaker||12||Sehar M.|
|NewLook Hairdresser Voucher||57||Amira H.|
|NewLook Hairdresser Blow & Dry Voucher||75||Janka S.|
|Lavish Brows & Lashes Voucher||72||Mia J.|
|Starbucks Lucan Hamper||76||Masha C.|
|O’Briain Pianos Voucher||79||Zuzia Z.|
|Press-Xpress Voucher||51||Yana V.|
|Fermata Lesson Voucher||22||Sravya R.|
|Voucher ||45||Gabriela B.|
Congratulations to all the winners! I am still amazed by the true talents we heard and so many memories to last! From that, we have some good news about Patrycja. Patka is recovering well and the post-surgery results returned clear, which is amazing news for her further treatment. We are looking forward to more good news in 2023! Thank you again, for your amazing support and words of kindness. Thank you.
So, what you can expect to see coming this January and overall in 2023? Here is a quick recap of what is coming! Join Fermata in 2023!
SINGING LESSONS RESUMING 12-JAN with #FermataTeam
Quick update here – #FermataTeam, Emma G is back! From Thursday, 12 January. If you haven’t booked your place, this is the best moment. Perfect 2023 resolution is just around the corner – Singing Lessons with #FermataTeam. From €312 for existing students. THE LAST 3 PLACES LEFT (3:00, 4:15 & 6:30 PM). Don’t miss the opportunity to join singing classes before all PLACES are GONE!
Contact #FermataTeam TODAY!
SING & SHINE #MUSICCLUB IS LAUNCHING ON 12-JANUARY. Join #FermataTeam, Emma.
Don’t miss the opportunity to join Sing & Shine #MusicClub with #FermataTeam , Emma Goulding, starting Thursday, 12 January. For more info on how to apply, please visit our DEDICATED Fermata #MusicClubs website. Remember, any Fermata student attending private lessons can join #MusicClub from €120/6 Weeks Club. Each Club is 45 Minutes long and we work in medium-sized groups assessed by age and level.
INTRODUCTION TO GUITAR with #FermataTeam, ALAN IS LAUNCHING ON 31-JANUARY
Join this unique, in-house design recipe for learning the guitar in medium size groups. The 10-week course designed by #FermataTeam member – Alan, will focus on a key aspect of playing this wonderful instrument. We will approach various styles of music, including some great Pop/Rock bits such as Coldplay or George Ezra. The course is dedicated to beginners students, who want to challenge themselves in learning to play basic guitar in 10 Weeks! All lessons will be delivered in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere in our Lucan location. Try Fermata’s solution for Group Guitar Lessons and receive content worth €299 for JUST €199! PERFECT ALL-INCLUSIVE SOLUTION FOR BEGINNER GUITARIST.
PRACTICE CHALLENGE – BACK in 2023!!!
Fancy scooping a Cinema Ticket voucher each month or having Hot/Chocolate in the local Coffee Works? Here is a simple way to do it. To support the commitment given by students between the lessons, we will pick TWO STUDENTS with the best practice times recorded in the Student/Parent Portal at the end of each month in 2023. The minimum entry criteria: 4 hours of recorder practice time in a Calendar Month. At the end f 2023, we will pick a student of a YEAR with some cracking PRIZE in sight! REMEMBER – the practice time must be recorded through the Student/Parent portal. There is 3 step manual available that I email to all of you, so you can check it easily.
HOW TO USE MYMUSICSTAFF? Don’t forget to check this MyMusicStaff FAQ section with plenty of accessible manuals or YouTube tutorials. The support channel is where you will find simple and very useful tips for using the Student & Parent portal.
REFER A FRIEND PROGRAM IS BACK!
Save €25 on each NEW student referred to Fermata School of Music. Oh, by the way – the new student will get a €25 welcome credit too! Very simple and unlimited for existing students. New students MUST sign & pay for the Term of lessons for credit to apply to your & their account. Please note that referral credit cannot be used against arrears and the recipient’s account must be in good standing. You can recommend as many referees as you wish. If you cancel lessons before full payment is made your credit cannot be redeemed. Referral credit cannot be redeemed in cash. T&Cs apply.
GRADED EXAMS in 2023 – NEXT SESSION DUE
The exams session on our panel of gradings for 2023 will be SPRING SESSION with the Royal Irish Academy of Music. This is the last opportunity to use PIANO BOOKS from 2022 and also first exams will take place for pieces published in 2023 books. Also, great news from the Winter 2021 session, 34 students passed their exams in December with outstanding results!!! Good Luck to all that will attempt the exam in the Spring Session. Please remember, all violin and vocal students will require some additional rehearsals with pianists and that is an extra paid service, but can be organized by the school on at limited basis.
RIAM – SPRING SESION – KEY DATES
Application Closing Dates
16 January 2023 (Live exams) and 9 February 2023 (Digital recorded exams)
Upload Windows for Digital Recorded Exams
by 5 March 2023
Live Exam Sessions
Monday 13 February – Saturday 11 March 2023
FULL DETAILS ABOUT RIAM Exams can be located HERE: https://www.riam.ie/riam-exams
That would be all from the initial message from #FermataTeam. Welcome BACK and have a Happy New Year, filled with music lessons and plenty of Commitment!
Please note, should you wish to discuss any of the above in person, please feel free to contact School Manager, Tomasz for Assistance (Mob: 085 125 7503) or talk to one of the #FermataTeam members. Our OFFICE HOURS for 2023 are as follows: Monday (5.00-7.00 PM), Wednesday (5.00-7.00 PM), Friday (Late Hours: 6.30-8.30 PM), Saturday (10.00 AM -12.00 PM) & Sunday (Monthly, 10.00 AM-12.00 PM). If you wish to meet outside of these hours, please contact School Manager to arrange an appointment for you.
We wish for many easy songs and passion for learning new stuff with #FermataTeam!
See you all later!