Our Policy

2015-2016 Policy

Payment Policy:

Tuition pays for a specific time slot reserved each week. If the student does not show up, arrives late, or does not cancel at least one day prior to their lesson, there will be no make-up or refunds given. Payment is still due for a no-show lesson. Skype lessons will not be done in place of in-person lessons unless pre-arranged one day prior to the lesson.

  1. Tuition can be paid by semester or in monthly installments. See Tuition page for pricing.

  2. Payments are due on the last day of each month for the following month.  Payments received after the 5th of the month will be charged a $15 late fee. Unless other arrangements are made, lessons will be suspended until payments are current. Payments more than 90 days in arrears will be turned over to a collection agency.

  3. Payments can be made in the form of cash, personal check, or Chase Quickpay. If a personal check is returned NSF, we reserve the right to no longer accept that form of payment. The cost charged by the bank for the NSF in addition to the amount of the check will have to be covered by cash, money order, or cashier’s check.

  4. Payments can be mailed to 4079 Artesa Drive Boynton Beach, FL 33436, or can be brought into lessons.

  5. Books are not included in tuition and are due upon receipt.

  6. Accompanying is not included in tuition. Payment is due prior to the event and is non-refundable.

  7. There will be no refunds.

 

Attendance Policy:

  1. Cancellations at least one day prior to the lesson will be rescheduled for another time and day, or on designated Make-Up days. If a student is sick or there is some other emergency, then notify us as soon as possible.

  2. Students who are no-shows for 2 consecutive lessons will be removed from the schedule. Students who do not show for 3 lessons overall in a semester will be removed from the schedule on the 3rd no-show.

  3. Students are given 2 make-up lessons per semester. In order to be eligible for a make-up lesson, students must cancel their lesson the day prior. If the student is sick, notification must be given as soon as possible. Make-up lessons for Fall Semester will be made on these make-up days: Nov. 23-24, Jan. 2. Any exceptions to this make-up policy is at the discretion of the teacher. There are no make-ups for missed classes.

  4. Make-ups must be done in the semester the lesson was missed or be forfeited.

  5. It is the student’s responsibility to schedule make-up lessons.

  6. There are no make-ups for missed Summer Semester lessons.

  7. If a lesson is missed by the teacher, it will always be made up or credited.

  8. Lessons that fall on Labor Day (Sept. 7), Thanksgiving Week (Nov. 23-27), Christmas Break (Dec. 19-Jan. 3), Spring Break (Mar. 21-25), & Memorial Day (May 30) have already been considered in the schedule and do not need to be made up.

  9. Any other holidays or days off given by the schools are not considered days off from lessons. Lessons will occur at their regularly scheduled time unless otherwise arranged with the teacher.

  10. There are no make-ups for missed rehearsals in Ensembles or Workshops.

Termination Policy:

We require a 30-day written cancellation notice should a student wish to discontinue private lessons or the vocal program.

  • Any make-ups previously owed must be taken before the 30 days is up or be forfeited.

  • If you decide not to take lessons during this period, payment for the 30 days is still due and no refunds will be given. Please notify us if you will not be coming to these lessons.

  • Students who miss 1 lesson within this period will be removed from the schedule immediately and the remaining lessons will be forfeited. There will be no make-ups.

  • Teachers reserve the right to dismiss students with a 30-day written notice. However, students can be dismissed at any time for disrespectful behavior without notice.