Tuition and Fees

Commitment:

When students enroll, they are reserving their placement in the studio for the entire school year (September – June). Tuition is charged monthly for the student’s whole course of music study, payable in 10 monthly installments from September through June.

Registration Fee:

An annual registration fee of $75 is due July 1, 2017 to cover the costs of recital venue, tuning, Spring Festival, studio lending library and incentive rewards/programs. Other optional events offered throughout the year have additional registration fees (Baroque Festival, Holiday Concert, etc.) Student materials and music are not included in this fee.

Tuition:

Tuition is based upon enrollment for 34 weeks of private instruction (September – June), Two studio recitals, one studio performance class, and a fall studio party (grade 1-8). The monthly tuition for  2017/2018 is $130 for 30-minute lessons and $185 for 45-minute lessons. Tuition is nonrefundable. Payment for piano lessons is due in full whether the student attends each scheduled lesson or not. Each student is scheduled for a specific weekly time slot. Your payment reserves that time slot. Student materials and music are not included in this fee.

Payment Due Date/Late Fee: 

You will receive a Paypal invoice via email prior to the due date on the 1st of each month.  There is a late fee of $10.00 for each week payment is past due. Please include the late fee with your late payment.

What Else Tuition Covers: 
  • Tuition covers not only the contact time spent with the student, but also the time spent in preparation for the student.
  • An individualized plan for the student’s course of study
  • Development of teaching materials
  • Recitals, including preparation of programs and refreshments
  • Professional organization memberships to enhance teaching skills and provide students with opportunities for competitions, exams, and festivals
  • Piano tuning and repairs
  • Continuing education