* All students must own or rent an instrument and download the free Zoom & Tonara apps where they
will receive their weekly assignment as well as track their practice time.
*You must have a device to video conference as well as internet fast enough to support video conferencing.
Monthly Tuition: $65-$450
Tuition is adjusted annually. Depending on the package you’ve purchased, tuition covers one a la crate lesson, one month of lessons, one semester of lessons, or one summer camp at a time and is due at the first of every month. Each month’s tuition is the same regardless of the number of lessons per month. You are allowed to miss 6 unpaid lessons through the course of the year on our month to month tuition plan. There are no refunds on tuition, including punchcards. Tuition is payable by all major credit card. $20 late fees apply.
We also now offer an al la carte option for our virtual piano lessons. This is a pay as you go option for busy students. A la carte lessons must be paid in full prior to the lesson and has a 48 hour cancellation notice which is strictly enforced.
Cost of books rendered will be added to any tuition package.
You will receive 1 free lesson for every new student you refer to Eighty Eight Notes School of Music.
There is no limit to how many referrals you can give.
We teach full time, year round. Summer lessons are mandatory. If you opt out of summer you must re-register in the fall with the $55 registration fee, assuming your slot is still available. If you want to secure your spot for the fall, you may pay Eighty Eight Notes School of Music a non-refundable $300 hold fee. This does not apply to fall tuition!
Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday - Saturday of Thanksgiving week
Christmas/New Years Break: Dec 22nd - 2nd Saturday of Jan
Spring Break: 1st full week of April
Independence Day: July 3-7
Spring: 3rd week of May
Fall: 2nd week of December
MISSED LESSONS AND CANCELLATIONS
Weekly lessons are mandatory and consistent attendance of your 46 lessons is expected. There are no refunds, credits for lessons missed or cancelled by the student. This is true of group and private lessons. You enroll for the specified time for each class given (e.g. monthly or semester). You are expected to complete the course for which you enrolled.
Eighty Eight Notes keeps a very tight schedule. Your lessons begin and end at the same time regardless of when you show up for your lesson. If you log in early to your lesson you will be expected to facilitate the virtual waiting room.
Observed school holidays include: Christmas/New Years, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Spring Break. There will be no classes held on these holidays and are included in the 6 unpaid classes per year.
A new group class is offered at the beginning of each semester (Sept-Dec, Jan-April, May-Aug). We may offer the same class at several different times during each semester. Special summer camps are offered June-Aug. Each camp consists of 8 classes total.
Class size is 3-10 students. If a class is full we will begin another for you to join.
Termination of lessons for any reason requires a minimum of one month in advance written notice. Please note that if you choose to quit mid-tuition you forfeit all remaining lessons. No refunds on lessons forfeited. You are responsible to terminate with the school CEO, Mellisa Weinert.
We host a recital twice yearly. This is not mandatory, but is strongly encouraged and open to all students.