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    Effective SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2016 and subject to change.



    • Scherzo Music School offers individual Piano, Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Flute, Recorder, Clarinet, Sax and Drum Lessons. For group lessons, please refer to Group Lessons Policy 2017-2018.
    • Individual Lessons can be scheduled in 15 or 30 min. once or twice per week for beginner students, or 45, or 60 min. lessons once or twice per week for intermediate and advance students.
    • The School calendar is year round with flexible periods from Dec. 18th, 2016 to January 1st, 2017 and June 18th to August 19th, 2017.
    • The School DOESN’T observe all federal holidays. Please refer to the school calendar.    



    • Skipping lessons is not allowed during the school calendar, except during the flexible periods.
    • In the case of a teacher being absent, students will be assigned a substitute teacher.
    • In the case the School cancels a lesson, students will be offered the option of an alternate schedule.
    • Lessons that conflict with student’s or parent’s schedules will be charged. Students might receive a makeup credit (max to 3 per quarter) only if the School is notified at least 48 hrs. in advance. Not notified absences and no-shows will be marked as missed, and will be charged.
    • The school must be notified 2 weeks prior of discontinuing the lessons to stop billing.



    • Makeup credits expire 90 days from the date of the cancelled lesson. Credits cannot be taken after suspending lessons and cannot replace regular lessons.
    • The School will make an effort to accommodate makeup requests by arranging the lessons on a different day/time or by adding time to scheduled lessons in intervals of 10, 15 or 30 minutes, until makeup is completed.
    • Students are responsible for scheduling makeups with the front desk before the expiration date.
    • Makeup credits are subject to teacher availability. The School reserves the right to assign an alternate instructor in the event that the teacher cannot make up a lesson.
    • Any other circumstance not covered on this policy will be resolved on a case-by-case basis.



    • There is a 1-time non-refundable registration fee of $50 (New and Re-entry Students)
    • A credit card on file is required to enroll in the lessons. Credit cards will be charged on the 10th of each month for any open invoices.
    • Fees paid by check or cash are eligible for 2.5% discount but must be paid by the end of the previous month, otherwise, the credit card on file will be charged on the 10th of current month.
    • The School reserves the right to charge a $30 fee for bounced check. 


                                                Rate 1                                            Rate 2 - Senior Faculty                   

    15-min. lesson                         $24.50                                                           $26.00                                  

    30 min. lesson                         $49.00                                                           $52.00

    45 min. lesson                         $73.50                                                           $78.00

    60 min. lesson                         $98.00                                                          $104.00