Cascade Method Terms & Conditions
Training Program Agreement
Performance and Duration of Services
The Cascade Method Training Program should take one year (or less) to complete. You may jump around the desired levels as you please. However, you will only receive your final certificate and be deemed fully Cascade Method Certified once the entire Training Program has been complete, and full payment of $600 has been received.
Upon signing up, you agree to pay Cascade Method’s fees accrued hereunder within 30 days from billing date, to be truthful, to cooperate with Cascade Method, and to keep Cascade Method informed of your address, phone number, and credit card information. You agree to keep Cascade Method informed of any relevant developments and to respond promptly to Cascade Method’s inquiries.
Payment & Membership
You shall pay Cascade Method for the consulting services provided hereunder at a yearly rate of $600 either in one payment or divided into $50 per month over the course of one year. After completion of certification, you have the option of maintaining membership for a monthly recurring payment of $25 per month. You shall be granted free access to all information added and shared within the training as well as additional resources.
Membership may not be assigned or transferred to any other person, firm, or corporation.
Non members are required to pay for any sheets, NoteMatch arrangements, and other music created by The Cascade Method. However, all aforementioned are free for registered members. Registration can be done on the website at https://thecascademethod.com/membership-account/membership-levels/
As a registered member, you shall be entitled to the following:
• A free* Cascade Method book (value of $35)
• A free* NoteMatch (value of $30)
• Access to Cascade Method and NoteMatch logos upon completion of training
• Access to a closed Facebook group: CascadeMethod
• Two in-depth levels delving into the Cascade Method Piano Theory Book
• A Pop Song Method (Tara's (secret sauce to getting kids hooked on piano!)
• NoteMatch Training (how to get kids to reading music in 5 minutes!)
• Extras on what makes a teacher, a Cascade Certified Teacher
• More goodies and tools to help grow your studio/business
• Unlimited emailing support with Tara
*free shipping US only
Relationship of the Parties
Cascade Method is an independent contractor with respect to, and not an employee of any member. Therefore, Cascade Method is not responsible for providing any fringe benefits to any member, including, but not limited to, health insurance, paid vacation, or any other benefit.
Notice and Termination
You are responsible for your own attendance and completion of the Cascade Method Training Program. If you cannot complete the training, you must notify the Cascade Method.
You may opt out at any time by written notice to Cascade Method. The discharge shall be effective upon receipt. You shall be obligated to pay Cascade Method for all expenses advanced and all accrued fees. All payments are non-refundable.
You recognize that Cascade Method will disclose certain proprietary information of a broad nature. This clause shall be interpreted broadly in favor of the Cascade Method.
Confidentiality after Termination
The confidentiality and non-disclosure provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect after the termination of this Agreement.
You agree that you shall not disparage, criticize, or defame the Cascade Method, its affiliates, and their respective affiliates, directors, officers, agents, partners, stockholders or employees, either publicly or privately.
Entirety of Agreement
The terms and conditions set forth herein constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersede any communications or previous agreements with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement. There are no written or oral understandings directly or indirectly related to this Agreement that are not set forth herein. No change can be made to this Agreement other than in writing and signed by both parties.
This Agreement shall be construed and enforced according to the laws of the State of California and any dispute under this Agreement must be brought in this venue and no other.
If any term of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then this Agreement, including all of the remaining terms, will remain in full force and effect as if such invalid or unenforceable term had never been included.