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FAQs

GENERAL

When may I enroll?

Students may enroll at any time.

Is there a registration fee?

No
The Valley Glen studio is adjacent to Sherman Oaks. Cross streets are Burbank Boulevard and Woodman Ave

What time are your classes offered?

School is in session Tuesday through Saturday, year round, excluding major holidays.
To discuss a customized schedule, please contact Linda Wehrli:

email:linda@pastimesinc.com
phone:818-766-0614

Where do I park?

Free parking is available on the north side of Burbank Boulevard, and on the two adjacent side streets, Buffalo Avenue and Ventura Canyon

How is tuition billed?

Tuition is billed either monthly or by semester with a 10% semester discount. Payment is due in full on the first class or first week of each month

What if I begin after the first of the month?

New students starting after the first week of the month are billed only for the hours booked that month. Regular billing begins the following month

ART CLASSES

What is the youngest age taught?

6-7 years old 

Do you offer a free trial art class?

One $22 trial Into to Drawing art lesson includes individual instruction, a project kit which the student gets to keep, and complementary use of the school’s art supplies

Are there art classes just for kids, teens or adults?

Children’s classes are ages 6 – 12.
Teen classes are ages 13 – 18, however teens are welcome to attend adult classes.
Adult classes are ages 18 and above. Senior citizens are welcome.

What is the total number of students per art class?

A maximum of 9, a minimum of 2 and an average of 6 

What supplies do I need?

Supplies are provided for the Intro to Drawing trial art lessons. A supply list is provided for each medium taught.  Kits can be purchased at the student store conveniently located on the premises. Students are welcome to bring the supplies they already have. They may purchase individual art supplies directly from the student store on the premises

Can I show up to any art class?

Art classes are by appointment only. For availability, please contact Linda Wehrli:

email:linda@pastimesinc.com
phone:818-766-0614

How do I register?

You may register after the trial art class or online after confirming availability with Linda Wehrli:

email:linda@pastimesinc.com
phone:818-766-0614

PIANO LESSONS

Do you offer a free trial piano lesson?

A complementary consultation is provided as a courtesy. Contact Linda Wehrli for an appointment:

email:linda@pastimesinc.com
phone:818-766-0614

Do I need a piano in order to take lessons?

An acoustic piano is preferred. However, an electronic keyboard with 88 fully-weighted keys is acceptable.

What is the youngest age you teach piano?

7 – 8 years old. A free consultation is recommended for students younger than 7 years

Are piano lessons taught privately or in a group?

Privately. A 10% discount is available when two or more students book piano lessons back-to-back.