Fee Schedule

 

*** All fees are negotiable this chart is a guideline only. ***

which means if any of the listed fees would truly be a hardship for you or your organization,
make a counter-offer!  (the honor system applies here)



** Package Deals! **


"Everyday and Twice on Sunday!"

  1. Host a lunch-time workshop and late-afternoon concert and Michèle will play for your church's Sunday morning church services at no extra charge!

  2. *all events must happen on Sunday at the same venue*



"Tour de Dance!"

  1. Host a workshop and concert as part of a multi-city tour and not only will Michèle waive her usual concert fee, she will share a percentage of the proceeds with your organization.

  2. This makes an excellent fund-raiser!

  3. *both events must happen on the same day and at the same venue*



** A la carte **


Concert  sixty to ninety minutes in length, with intermission

  1. Small- to Medium-sized venue ( < 300 seats)

  2. $500 (accompanist fee extra)

  3. Large-sized venue ( > 300 seats)

  4. $800 (accompanist fee extra)


Church service — morning or evening services, three to five selections per service.

  1. Any worship style:  Traditional, Contemporary, Blended or Contemplative

  2. $1 per congregant — based upon the church's average weekly attendance


Wedding — 30 minute prelude, plus service music:

  1. typically includes Processionals for Seating of the Mothers, Attendants' Entrance & Bridal Entrance; and Recessional.  Special Music (ie. during the Candle Lighting Ceremony) is optional, at no extra charge.

  2. $250 accompanist fee extra (+$50 for attendance at the rehearsal)


School Show It Really *is* a Small World!

  1. An interactive adventure for kids in grades 3-6 featuring folk songs from around the world!  Kids get to play various percussion instruments, see a demonstration of various handbell techniques AND get to play chimes!

  2. $5 per student attending (accompanist fee extra)


Public Workshop — open to the public & advertised, any ringer may attend

  1. One 50-minute topic

  2. $8 per workshop participant ($75 minimum)

  3. One 90-minute topic

  4. $10 per workshop participant ($75 minimum)

  5. Two 50-minute topics

  6. $15 per workshop participant ($100 minimum)

  7. Two 90-minute topics

  8. $20 per workshop participant ($100 minimum)


Private Workshop — NOT open to the public or advertised, only host choir may attend

  1. One 50-minute topic

  2. $75 base price + $5 per additional person

  3. so for a group of 12 people, the total fee would be $130:

  4. 12 people = $75 + ($5 * 11) = $75 + $55 = $130

  5. One 90-minute topic

  6. $75 base price + $8 per additional person

  7. so for a group of 12 people, the total fee would be $163:

  8. 12 people = $75 + ($8 * 11) = $75 + $88 = $163

  9. Two 50-minute topics

  10. $100 base price + $10 per additional person

  11. so for a group of 12 people, the total fee would be $210:

  12. 12 people = $100 + ($10 * 11) = $100 + $110 = $210

  13. Two 90-minute topics

  14. $100 base price + $15 per additional person

  15. so for a group of 12 people, the total fee would be $265:

  16. 12 people = $100 + ($15 * 11) = $100 + $165 = $265


Private lesson — fifty-five minutes of personalized instruction.  Choose from any of Michèle's workshop topics or work on your music (either solo/ensemble or full group music), or something else!  You can choose to work on specific techniques (ie. 4iH) or specific repertoire (solo,  ensemble or full choir), or discuss a long-term plan to improve your overall skills.

  1. Individual

  2. $50 if student comes to Michèle's home studio  (NOTE:  Michèle's home studio consists of 8-feet of table with 3" thick handbell foam, plus Malmark bells G4-C8.  If additional or alternate equipment is needed, student should plan to bring it.)

  3. $60 if Michèle must travel to student's location (within 1 hour's travel of San Marcos, CA — further travel is possible, but the fee is increased accordingly)

  4. Group or Ensemble

  5. +$10 per additional person

  6. so for a quartet, the total fee would be $90:

  7. 4 people = $60 + ($10*3) = $60 + $30 = $90


Private Master Class — NOT open to the public or advertised, only host choir (and any necessary substitutes) may attend. 

  1. Michèle will conduct your group's rehearsal, working on music that's already in your group's folders and push your choir to "the next level".

  2. $15 per class participant ($150 minimum)


School Workshop — forty-five to sixty minutes, any age primary or secondary school students

  1. One topic

  2. $5 per student attending ($100 minimum)


Conducting of Massed Ringing

  1. No limit to number of pieces

  2. $5 per participant


 

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"Scribble Dancer" figure by Gretchen Rauch.


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