Studio Policies

STUDIO POLICY

OUR MISSION

Miss Shannon's Music Studio strives to achieve the highest standards in music education by providing the community with experienced and educated teachers.  We provide a comfortable environment ideal for nurturing creativity, family bonding,  self-esteem, focus, confidence, and emotional development.  We hope to provide a love and foundation of music from babies  to adults.

STUDENT & FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES
Students agree to arrive at each lesson punctually, well-prepared, and with their assignment books and music. To make good progress, daily quality practice is necessary. I want you to completely understand every assignment. Please ask questions. Practicing guidelines are as follows:  Practice 4 - 7 days a week for 15 to 30 minutes a session or as instructed by your teacher. 
 
If something is happening at home or school that is affecting your child, please let us know. Please err on the side of letting us know more so we can be sensitive to the needs of your child. A quick text on the way to lesson can make the difference between a great lesson and a difficult one. (Did Max just find out that he didn't get the part in the play? Give me a heads up. Was Jane hospitalized on your recent trip to Thailand? Let us know!)

Students are to be respectful of all the Studio’s instruments and property; including restrooms, lobby area, and parking lot. 
 
All students are expected to continue lessons during the Summer to hold their time for the Fall semester. Three lessons in the Summer are required. If you cannot attend the lessons and prefer to hold your place for the Fall semester, a fee of $60 will be invoiced and due by June 1st.  

 
TUITION
Tuition covers not only the actual lesson time spent with the student, but time preparing for each student as well. This includes:

• An individualized plan for each student's course of study

• Development of teaching materials, often including pieces composed specifically for your child

• Training and experience

• Recital preparation and repertoire planning

• Professional organization memberships

• Continuing education

• Music lending library
 
Tuition is due monthly. Seven days before the 1st of the first of the month, you will receive an invoice via email for your monthly tuition.  Full tuition is due by the 1st of the month. A late notice will be issued on the 10th of the month.  If your invoice is not paid in full by the 21st of the month, a late fee of $25 will be assessed. If special arrangements need to be for the month, please contact the Studio. This does not apply to Musikgarten students.  

Private lesson tuition - $22/30 minute lesson $32/45 minute lesson $44/60 minute lesson

 

Musikgarten students - 

Tuition is due the first week of classes.  Materials and registration are included in the 12 - 15 week semester, or 6 week summer session.  Payment plans are created upon request.  

You may  make up a missed class if there is another class you can attend.  You can do this any time throughout the semester. 

 

Prices are per 13 week session and include registration and materials:
 Toddlers - $205    Cycles - $215   Musikmakers - $246   Group piano 1 & 2 - $361  Rock and Roll - $205   Group Ukulele - $195 

Musicals - $200 

Prices are per 15 week semester and include registration and materials:

Group Piano 1 - $361 (if materials are not needed in either class, class is $300) Group Piano 2 - $361

Summer Camps and class prices TBA

 

REFUND POLICY
We have a no refund policy. If lessons are discontinued, the remainder of the month’s tuition is due. A weeks notice is required for cancellation.
 
MUSIC & MATERIALS FEE
Each student pays a Music and Materials fee. Book and material fees are "as needed".  This covers all music and materials used during the entire course of the semester. The music and materials fee will be paid with tuition for the month when books and materials are received. 
 
This includes:
• Literature Books

• Sheet Music and Method Books

• Theory Materials • Printing Costs

• Recitals

• Accompanist Fees

 

REGISTRATION FEE
Each student pays a yearly registration fee of $25. This fee is due annually each August and will be included in tuition. This is automatically added to your first payment. And then each August as you continue.  This pays for the cost of running the music studio as well as the time spent doing things in addition to actual teaching.

CANCELLATION POLICY - Important – Please read closely as this policy will be strictly enforced. 

Lessons must be cancelled 24 hours in advance of your lesson. We will try to reschedule your lesson if you provide a 24 hour  notice. If your lesson cannot be rescheduled, your payment may be transferred to the next month. If you do not call or do not show up for a lesson, payment is still expected. Inclement weather days will be determined by Noon on day of lesson. If we deem it is not safe for your lesson, we will email, put out message on social media, and send a text alert. We understand that sometimes emergencies happen. Please call as soon as possible if an emergency arises so that we can work with you on rescheduling.

MEDIA RELEASE
Please review the policy below. You will be asked to accepted or decline the policy on the registration form. All photos may be used on social media and website unless you decline. 
 

MEDIA RELEASE POLICY 
I hereby irrevocably authorize Miss Shannon’s Studio to use photographs of me, my child, and/or my property and authorize her, licensees, legal representatives and transferees to use and publish (with or without my name, company name, or with a fictitious name) photographs, pictures, portraits or images herein described in any and all forms and media and in all manners including composite images or distorted representations, and the purposes of publicity, illustration, commercial art, advertising, publishing, for any product or services, or other lawful uses as may be determined by Miss Shannon’s Music Studio.

 
I further waive any and all rights to review or approve any uses of the images, any written copy or finished product.  I am of full legal age and have read and fully understand the terms of this release. 


MEDICAL AGREEMENT
If any emergency medical procedures or treatments are required during the Student’s participation in any and all activities associated with Miss Shannon’s Music Studio, I hereby consent to the instructor or staff taking, arranging for, or consenting to the procedures or treatment at his, her, or their discretion. The only time a decision will be made regarding a serious injury or accident will be when extenuating circumstances prevent direct contact with parents/guardians regarding the matter.    

121 Shopping Village, Suite A
Batesville, IN  47006

Tel: 812-212-6498
MissShannonStudio@gmail.com

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