Studio Policies

Studio Policies

  • Home Practice

    Private instrumental instruction program requires home practice both for the student to progress and for their motivation and enjoyment. Preparation and attention to daily assignments is necessary and expected when registered in private lessons.

  • Tuition fees

    Private Instruction Students: Submission of annual tuition fees for the remainder of each school year are required at the time of registration. Monthly instalments can be set up through the studio’s PAP (pre-authorized payment) system, in which case a $30 registration fee/student is applied.

    Crescendo Kids Students: Class and supply fees for the semester enrolled in are due at the time of registration. Withdrawals are accepted up to 7 days of the semester start date, with fees returned less registration fee.

  • Cancellation Policy 

    Private Instruction Students: In the event that a student must withdraw during the school year, 4-weeks notice is required. 

    Crescendo Kids Students: Withdrawal is accepted up to 7 days of the semester start date. In the event that a class does not reach minimum size, students will be notified 7 days before semester start date and total fees will be returned.

  • Student Absences 

    Private Instruction Student: If a student cancels or misses their class or private lesson, the instructor is not obliged to make up that lesson. The lesson time can be transferred to another family member with advanced notice. If the student has cancelled with reasonable notice the teacher may wish to arrange a makeup, pending availability of studio space and availability. 

    Crescendo Kids Students: If a student cancels or misses their class they are welcome to join another class of the same level at another point in the week by letting their insrtuctor