Electric Peel Software is making their newest application, Ariena (http://www.electricpeelsoftware.com/ariena), available for pre-order at a 50% discount. It’s an upcoming Mac application designed to help music teachers organize their teaching businesses by keeping track of student information, payments, and lesson notes.

Ariena offers integration with iCal and Address Book. The amount that each student owes is automatically calculated based on the teacher’s iCal calendars, and student contact information is synchronized with Address Book. Payments received from students can be organized and viewed in Ariena. Ariena can display several reports, such as a list of all students currently owing money, and a list of all payments received in any particular year. Ariena can also manage lesson notes. Lesson notes can be sorted by student and date.

It requires Mac OS X 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”). will be free for anyone who needs to manage 10 or fewer students. It will cost $49.95 (USD) for anyone managing more than 10 students. It can be pre-ordered now for half price.