Studio Policies

Lesson Times

Students are expected to attend all scheduled lessons.  Tuition and enrollment fees are non-refundable and makeup lessons are not scheduled. Please plan lesson times and social engagements accordingly. The teacher does not guarantee makeup lessons for missed lessons.

 

All students who miss a lesson because of an emergency situation will be invited to send a video of their songs and the teacher will send video feedback before the end of the week. No refunds or discounts are given for students who miss a lesson.

If you will be going on vacation for an extended amount of time, give the office 2 weeks notice in order to receive credit for these missed classes. Credit will not be applied unless there is 2 weeks notice given.

Teacher absence: When the teacher becomes ill they will let the parent know and try to reschedule the lesson. If the lesson cannot be rescheduled the lesson amount will be deducted from the following month’s invoice. 

Required Materials

Required books will be emailed to the parent for the parent to purchase online or in store 
 

Additional required materials are as follows: 
    - Acoustic piano or weighted keyboard
    - Computer with webcam or tablet
    - Piano books recommended by your teacher
    - Binder + 3-ring hole puncher
    - Dice, pencil, extra notepaper

Tuition Payment

Lesson fees are tuition-based, with equal payments each month. ​

All monthly tuition is due on the 1st of each month and will incur a late fee of $20 if not received by the 5th of the month. If tuition is received late 3 times, your account will need to be switched to automatic payments via credit card which has an additional $5/month fee.  

Accelerated Piano Program

Tuition include student lessons, access to the digital music libraries, 2 yearly recitals, and 3 masterclasses held throughout the year.

 

Tuition does not include the costs of student books, competition fees (optional), sheet music and other educational materials required for lessons.

Preschool Program

Tuition includes student lessons, student handouts, and 2 yearly recitals.

Tuition does not include the cost of student books.

Recitals

Students will perform recitals for each other’s family and friends in a relaxed and supportive environment in December and June. Recitals are prerecorded and streamed live on the day of the event via Facebook and YouTube.

Winter 2021 Recital: December 11th, 2021

Spring 2022 Recital: May 7th, 2022

Students are strongly encouraged to participate as performing strengthens many musical skills and confidence at the piano. There is no fee for these events.
 

Discontinuation

If  for any reason, you need to discontinue lessons, please tell the office by the 15th of the previous month. Ex. If you do not want to be charged for November lessons on November 1st, give the office your notice on or before October 15th. 

The studio teacher reserves the right to discontinue lessons at their own discretion.