I teach individual lessons at MacPhail on Mondays and Tuesdays in studio 610. Registration for lessons is done via MacPhail (call 612-321-0100.)

LOCATION:

501 2nd St S, Minneapolis, MN 55401 - Room 610

CONTACT INFO:

  • Email: hass.rebecca@macphail.org

  • Phone: 612-321-0100 x499

  • MacPhail website: macphail.org


2018-19 STUDIO CALENDAR

2018-19 calendar in pdf format can be viewed or downloaded here.

IMPORTANT DATES: 

  • Fall recital: Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1pm in Room 607

  • Winter break: Dec. 24 - Jan. 6

  • No lessons: Monday, Jan. 21 (MacPhail is closed for MLK Day)

  • Fall semester makeup day: Tuesday, Jan. 22

  • Spring recital: Saturday, March 23 at 3pm in Antonello Hall

  • Spring break: April 1-5

  • Spring semester makeup days: June 3-4

2018-19 STUDIO POLICY

2018-19 studio policy in pdf format can be viewed or downloaded here.

2018-19 SWAP LIST (school year only): Coming soon. The link to this year's swap list will be emailed to participating families in mid-September. If you need the link, please contact Rebecca at rebecca.hass@gmail.com to have the document shared with you. Always check via the link, as this is always the most current version.


EXTRA OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

  • APPI Fall Educational Field Trip: Butch Thompson Concert and Meet & Greet, December 8, 2018. Cost: $5.00/student, $12.00/adult, $8.00/Jazz Society members; register by November 16, 2018.

  • APPI Winter Educational Field Trip: Capoeira Academy Workshop, February 23, 2018. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art that combines music, martial arts, dance, and culture. Cost: $15.00; register by February 1, 2019.

  • APPI Performance Class, February 24, 2019. This masterclass is designed for intermediate and advanced students ages 12-18. Memorization is not required, and students may attend even if they do not wish to perform. Pizza reception to follow! Cost: $5.00; register by February 15, 2019.

  • APPI Piano Festival, April 13, 2019. Students perform in a positive, non-competitive setting and receive constructive feedback from judges. Memorization is optional. Cost: $16.00; register by March 15, 2019.

  • APPI Composition Festival, April 13, 2019. Student compositions are evaluated by a professional judge in a non-competitive, positive way. On the day of Festival, written evaluations will be provided and the judge will be available to meet with students individually. Cost: $20.00; register and turn in your composition by March 15, 2019.

  • MacPhail Crescendo Program ($110 for 2018-19 school year)

  • MacPhail offers many other performance opportunities such as department recitals, honors recitals, and more - ask at your lesson for more info!


SOME RECOMMENDED IPAD/IPHONE MUSIC APPS

NOTENAMES

RHYTHM

SIGHTREADING

SCALES

THEORY

CHORD PROGRESSIONS

OTHER

  • iReal Pro - has thousands of chord charts and creates backing tracks with a rhythm section

  • Anytune - for slowing down music files for practice or transcription