FALL SEMESTER : 8/23/2021 - 1/23/2021 SPRING SEMESTER : 1/24/2021 - 6/19/2021 TUITION First time registration fee - $55 upon registration (non-refundable) Renewal fee for continuing students - $40 at the beginning of each Fall semester Tuition is as follows: 30 minutes lessons - $900 per semester 45 minutes lessons - $1,345 per semester 60 minutes lessons - $1,680 per semester Tuition is based on the 17-lesson commitment upon registration and not the number of lessons that will be attended. Students who have perfect attendance (no reschedulings of any kind) will be granted the 18th lesson free of charge . Otherwise, the 18th week will serve as a buffer week for reschedulings. Tuition may be paid in full before the beginning of each semester by check or recurring credit card payment using a payment plan. There is no refund or credit given for cancellations or missed lessons under any circumstances.
RESCHEDULING LESSONS For each semester, students can request up to two reschedulings for any reason (sickness, vacation, conflicts etc.) Each rescheduling request thereafter will be charged a $25 handling fee. The school cannot guarantee the same teacher for reschedulings. Unused reschedulings will not be accumulated or carried over to the next semester. 24-hour advanced notice via email is required if student need to reschedule a lesson. Less than 24-hours notice or no show will be counted as time used. All lessons will be made up if a teacher cancels a lesson due to sickness or other unforeseen absences.
SPECIAL RATES Family rate - 5% off will apply on the lesser-valued lessons for additional family members or second enrollment. Full payment rate - 5% off will apply if tuition is paid in full before the beginning of the semester. Each student is allowed a maximum discount of 10% off the tuition amount.
CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES For student concerts, participation is based on teacher recommendation. Student concert fees are $35 per appearance, The fee goes towards concert hall rentals, certificate of achievement and a medal. For Honor concerts hosted at the end of the school year, students are required to go through an audition process. The Honor Concert fee is $50. The fee goes towards concert hall rentals, a certificate of achievement and a trophy. Students who have less than 80% attendance rate for each semester will not be able to participate in any of the concerts.