View Rachael's upcoming availability and book your ad hoc lessons, vocal assessments or Skype sessions using the scheduling app below. If you are a new client and have never had a one-to-one or Skype session with Rachael, an introductory/enquiry email using the custom form on the CONTACT page prior to booking online, is preferable. Skype and FaceTime lessons can be recorded for your personal archival purposes. 

If a suitable time is not available you can request an alternative time by using the email form on the CONTACT page. No times available? Ad Hoc lessons are occasionally suspended during high-volume teaching or performing periods. Let us know if no times are available by using the email form on the CONTACT page.  


General Terms & Conditions (click here to view) are also applicable to Internet Based Lesson with the addition of the following:

  • Payment for this lesson type must be made and received in advance of the appointment time. 
  • Clients must have Broadband Internet Connection with at least 256MB Upload Speed.
  • Clients recognise that Rachael Thoms is not responsible for Internet lag due to Internet Traffic conditions and accordingly do not hold Rachael Thoms responsible for lost time during lesson due to such conditions.
  • Internet Lessons may be conducted as either a SKYPE Video lesson, SKYPE voice only lesson or 'FACETIME' lesson depending upon connectivity and speed through the internet. A decision to conduct ’voice only’ or FACETIME in place of SKYPE video lessons is made in discussion between Rachael Thoms and the client.
  • Clients must have a working Webcam and external microphone attached to their computer/laptop.
  • Clients are responsible for downloading and maintaining the latest version of  Skype.
  • Clients must have access to playback devices for CD or MP3 tracks used in the internet lesson. Access to a piano keyboard would also be an advantage but is not necessary.