2022 FALL semester tuition

Families will need to commit to the full Spring Semester (January through May) and Fall Semester(August through December). Summer Semester (June through August) lessons are scheduled first-come first-serve and are billed monthly based on your attendance.  

~Twinkle Tots Group Classes: $25 each

(For beginners ages 3-5.)

Twinkle Tots will be held every other Monday at 4:00 with a total of 8 classes. No real violin is needed (we will use cardboard violins until the student is ready to graduate to the "Stars" level where they will need to begin private lessons and learn to care for a very fragile real violin.) Classes will include Music Mind Games, posture activities, and lots of singing and movement. Twinkle Tots is a great class for families of younger students preparing to eventually start private lessons. 

Semester Twinkle Tots Materials, Accompanist, & Recital Fee: $75

Semester Twinkle Tots Missed Lessons Insurance: -$50

Full Semester Tuition for Twinkle Tots: $225

 

~STARS, GRADUATES, and ADVANCED LESSONS & CLASSES:

(For all students taking lessons on a real violin.)

**Please note private lessons and group events are mandatory for all Stars, Graduates, and Advanced students during the spring semester!

45 Minute Private Lessons: $55 each

Students can register for private lessons weekly (16 lessons total) or every-other-week (8 lessons total).

(Online private lessons can be offered via FaceTime, Skype, or Zoom, or if families are healthy and can follow some safety protocols including hand washing, social distancing, and mask-wearing, they can come in person.)

Group Classes: $30 each

Families should plan on attending at least 2 of the four group classes per month. All group classes are offered both in-person and online via Zoom. Classes are recorded and uploaded to my Student Portal. Families who miss a class, or just want to reference the recordings for practice can log-in from my website to view. 

(Please see the semester at a glance page for the full schedule of lessons and group events!)

Semester Materials, Accompanist, & Recital Fee: $100 

Missed Lesson Insurance for Weekly Lesson Students (Two Private Lessons &  Two Group Classes) -$170

FULL SEMESTER TUITION FOR WEEKLY LESSON STUDENTS: $1,050

Missed Lesson Insurance for Every Other Week Students (One Private Lesson & One Group Class) -$85

TOTAL FALL SEMESTER TUITION FOR EVERY-OTHER-WEEK STUDENTS: $575 

 

~Scholarships:

I want to make sure every child has the opportunity to start their music lesson journey no matter their family's financial status. This is why I will be offering families the opportunity to study with a partial, full, or materials scholarship. In addition to providing a brief explanation for their need for scholarship on their registration form, these families will have a few extra responsibilities for attendance and logging their practice throughout the semester. Families that can afford to contribute to the scholarship fund are encouraged to do so when registering for lessons.

~School District Reimbursement:

For the most part, I will ask families who want their lessons reimbursed by the school district (usually through a homeschool program) to fill as many forms out for me as they can. I am happy to keep myself on the vendor lists, but please note that keeping up with all the requirements (including presenting updated insurance and business license paperwork every year, paying for regular fingerprinting/background checks, and sending invoices based on the ASD schedule) are things I have to do outside of my scheduled teaching time. Invoices sent to the school district for reimbursement will not include studio discounts. 

~Missed Lessons Insurance: 

While I encourage every family to try their best to attend every scheduled lesson, I know that the occasional emergency or schedule conflict will happen. For this reason, each family will have a few lessons subtracted from their tuition invoice as a form of insurance. (Two free private lessons for weekly students or one free private lesson for every-other-week students.) Please note that additional missed lessons will not be reimbursed but can be rescheduled if time is available, or made-up in the form of a practice-video.

 

~Late Payment Fee:

Payment is due one week after your first lesson. A $10 late payment fee will be charged each week after the payment due date if payment is not made on time.