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  1. Set an initial prorated amount for late-starting students, then revert to regular rate.

    In Rates, make it possible to set different amounts, and to set the beginning and end of a time period - this is helpful for students joining in mid-trimester, so they start at one initial rate, then another regular rate takes over. Also add trimesters.

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    • allow SMS texting to send me a text X minutes before a lesson, as a reminder.

      iCal doesn't allow me to add reminders to synced items from MTH. And I love to have a reminder go off 15 minutes before the first lesson of my day so I can prepare accordingly.

      3 votes
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      • An undo setting for calendar events

        I mistakenly deleted group classes from the beta calendar. I can't do anything about it. Those classes charge a fee on student invoices and now the dates are lost.
        People make mistakes. Windows offers an Undo button on docs; a life saver! An undo button could save a person a lot of time and frustration.

        3 votes
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        • Restricting blog to active students only

          I love the idea of a blog, but I would like to have it accessible by my active students only. Perhaps the option to restrict some blog posts/categories to Active Students only would ideal.

          9 votes
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          • In Canada we have a new Children's Art Tax Credit starting this year. The ability to create a a specific receipt template for this is needed

            I need to be able to create receipts for parents for the Children's Art Tax Credit starting this year. A parent can use $500 of their child's music lesson tuition as a tax credit. Parents have to submit a receipt containing the organization's name and address, the name of the eligible program, the amount received, date received and amount that is eligible for the tax credit, the full name of the payer, the full name of the child, and the year of the child's birth. It would be helpful to be able to include the logo of our local registered…

            21 votes
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            • Allow students to pay directly into a business bank accountant rather than via paypal.

              It's good that students have a wide range of methods to make payment but it would be better if the teacher could collect these payments directly into a business bank account (essentially an online transfer), rather than having to go through paypal and paying their fees.

              25 votes
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              • repertoire tracker delete buttons

                Have delete buttons next to each record in the repertiore tracker database to you can easily delete records without having to view them.

                Or better still - have a checkbox next to them so more than one entry can be deleted at once - like the boxes that show up next to the invoices in the invoice history page.

                This helps to keep the records tidy and allows teachers to easily remove old data that is no needed

                2 votes
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                • Have a column for the music period category on the Repertoire list.

                  I like to make sure my students are doing pieces in all musical period categories so it would be helpful to be able to list that in the Repertoire Tracker for them.

                  5 votes
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                  • Sorting pieces in Repertoire Tracker

                    When Repertoire Tracker is accessed it would be great to see the pieces started recently on the top of the list. Currently in order to get the current repertoire you need to click on "Started" - by default the list is sorted in opposite direction - with no date or the oldest date on the top. It seems that this little improvement can make Tracker functionality much more user-friendly.

                    8 votes
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                      under review  ·  RonnieRonnie responded

                      Hi Galina. Thanks for your suggestion with the Repertoire Tracker.

                      We are making improvements to the features based on the great suggestions in this forum, including the Repertoire Tracker. Many suggestions for features and improvements are being considered for the new 2.0 MTH to be released later this year.

                    • 9 votes
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                        under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Admin →
                      • Create a report showing payments separated by lessons, and each of the fees.

                        I would like to see a report of the payments separated by lessons, and each of the fees. This is specially important for tax purposes because the payments of competitions/events fees and books are not earnings. So I would like to see a report separated.
                        Thanks

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                          under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Admin →
                        • Ability to write your own personalised reports

                          I would like to be able to write my own reports and save them in the reports section of MTH. This way reports will be more personalised to my needs as a teacher

                          7 votes
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                          • instrument list

                            Can we please add euphonium and baritone to the "add instrument" list? You may also consider sub-categories for clarinet (Bb, alto, bass) and saxophone (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone). Thanks—Lauren

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                            • Manage a Musical Group List like Orchestra with Grades and Custom Observation for each student.

                              I have student groups (like orchestra). It will be a great feature if
                              in the calendar or student management section, can add grades to each student and have a list of students of
                              the orchestra with some information in that list (like
                              instrument, and custom observations). All orchestra list in the same page with grade, exams results with topic, and custom observations like good
                              job, or you have to practice more, etc. More important feature
                              for me is save the grade progress (100%, etc) .Is that possible?
                              Thanks.

                              6 votes
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                              • Create a Newsletter feature

                                I would like to have a Studio Newsletter Feature that would let me create and send out newsletters to my parents and students.

                                51 votes
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                                • Privacy for families enrollments

                                  Keep registration names private so other families cannot see the amount of enrollment in the group lessons, or who is in what to help maintain family privacy.

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                                  • liability waver

                                    liability waver
                                    I live in Cambridge MA. A music school cancel youth program because of liability issues. How about a standard Liability Waver ? . By register as a student of....I agree to.....Check the bow to agree, then sign up. There are standards forms online.
                                    It would be great in integrate one in the teachers site. Thank you
                                    Bertrand Laurence

                                    7 votes
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                                      Thank you for your suggestion. We will look to see if we can do this. As you pointed out though, there are standard forms online for anyone to use. All studios will have different policies so for now it is probably best to download and edit as you see fit for your studio. I am not sure a standard form would work for MTH as a whole since we do have studios/teachers worldwide, which means that the States will have different polices than Canada or Australia.

                                    • Put an option to put an absolute date that payment is due (ie: Feb 29, 2016) rather than having to calculate "15 days from now" etc.

                                      It would be nice when doing our invoices if we have an option to write the actual date that tuition is due rather than having to calculate how many days away that is.

                                      17 votes
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                                      • Permanent personally designed invoice

                                        I wish that we could design an invoice specifically for our students and save it so that we didn't have to check or uncheck the boxes every single time. I do individual invoice (not in groups), so it's a pain to have to design it every single time.

                                        Also - WHEN are you going to put "Due Upon Receipt" in the date due choices????????

                                        12 votes
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                                        • Require students to create their own password when they log on for the first time with a teacher-issued password.

                                          I think that when students log on for the first time with a password that's been issued by the teacher they are shown a dialogue box to change it then and there. The teacher's dialogue page for entering a new student could also reflect that the teacher-issued password is temporary.
                                          I am very new to MTH so I might be missing something obvious, but I have been setting all the students password to something like "music" to make it easy to tell them how to log on. However I suspect that most will not bother to change it and will…

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                                            We will take the suggestion for setting passwords as temporary under consideration. In the meantime, be aware that there is a variable for both the student and parent usernames, but because the passwords are encrypted, we do not include a password variable for security reasons.
                                            Additionally, please be aware that it is not possible to include all of the variables for all of the email templates. For example, including the variables for things such as lesson time or attendance in emails that are not sent for a specific calendar event does not make it possible for the software to know exactly which calendar event to draw that information from.

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