• Call us: (650) 477-2545

  • INDIVIDUAL LESSONS POLICY

     

    INDIVIDUAL LESSONS POLICY 2020

    Effective December 2019

    • LESSONS
      1. The School DOES NOT observe all federal holidays. Please see School calendar.
      2. Lessons are considered ongoing and recurring. To discontinue, please see below.

     

    • ATTENDANCE
      1. You are expected to attend your lessons at your regular day and time on a weekly & ongoing basis.
      2. If you cannot attend a lesson, the School must be notified in writing at least 48 hours in advance of the lesson to receive a makeup lesson.
        1. Insufficient notice will result in a forfeit of the lesson.
      3. If the teacher cannot attend a lesson, students will be provided a makeup lesson, or the School will provide a substitute with or without notice.
    • MAKE UP LESSONS
    1. Makeup lessons expire 1 year after being issued.
      1. Makeup lessons must be used before discontinuing lessons, otherwise they are forfeited.
      2. Makeup lessons cannot replace regular lessons, but must be scheduled in addition to regular lessons.
    2. Students or parents are responsible for scheduling their own makeups online or with the front desk.
    • DISCONTINUING LESSONS
      1. The school must be notified in writing 30 days prior to discontinuing lessons.
    • ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
      1. The School strongly encourages students to participate in one or more of the following services: Recitals, Music Theory Classes, Music Appreciation Classes, Audition Prep Classes, Standardized Music Exams, and other services as they become available.
        1. Makeup lessons can be used to participate in one of these educational activities (excluding recitals and Standardized Exams). 
    • Billing, Payments & Discounts
        1. There is a non-refundable Registration Fee of $50 for new and returning students.
        2. A credit card on file is REQUIRED to enroll in lessons. 
    • All payments are due by the 23rd of each month for the following month’s lessons.
        1. Example: February lesson fees are due on January 23rd.
      1. Payment methods include cash, check/bill pay, or credit card.
        1. Open invoices will be automatically charged on the 23rd of the month.
      2. The School will charge a $30 fee for bounced checks and a $15 fee for late payments.
        1. Late fees will be applied on the 1st of each month for outstanding balances.
      3. Discounts are as follows, and must be paid on time by cash or check:
        1. Sibling discount: 2.5%
        2. Cash/Check Payment: 2.5%
        3. Maximum discount total is 5%
    • Rates & Fees
    • Registration Fee: $50.00.
        1. Applies to new and re-entry students.
      1. Payment amounts for lessons in excess of 1 hour per month will be provided by the front desk.

     

    Time per Week

    Monthly Payment

    20-minute lessons

    $163/month

    30-minute lessons

    $245/month

    45-minute lessons

    $368/month

    60-minute lessons

    $491/month

     

         9. Photo & Video Release Permissions

    1. Occasionally, Scherzo Music School will take video and/or photos from recitals, exams, etc. for use on our social media accounts, website, and other promotional purposes. You authorize Scherzo Music School to utilize your child’s photos or recordings for these purposes only. At any time you may revoke this authorization in writing. _____ 

    By signing this policy, you understand and agree to the terms and conditions set forth. You also understand that this policy and all information here within supersedes all previous policies and arrangements. Any situation not previously stated in this policy will be handled on a case-by-case basis.