519-742-6692

594 Beechwood Dr, Waterloo, ON N2T 1Z4

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STUDIO POLICIES

LESSON PRICE

  • 30min - $30

  • 45min - $45

  • 60min - $60

REGISTRATION

School Year consist of 3 semesters
Semester 1: September through January
Semester 2: February through June
Semester 3: July through August (optional)

Acceptable payment methods
Preferable payment options are: Credit card, E-transfer or cash.

Other payment options available till the end of January 2020: Cheque (payable to KW School of Music).

Invoices will be sent to the student/parent 7 days prior to the next month.

Cash payments due on the 1st lesson of the month - prepayment for 1 month.

Credit Card payments due on 7th of the month - prepayment for 1 month. Please, use our Auto-Pay system. You can sign up for Auto-Pay in our students portal. Auto-Pay will automatically pay invoices on 1st of every month. The system will charge the invoice total to the card on file. Receipts will be sent after payments received.

Unpaid invoices after due date are subject to late payment fee of $10. Students with unpaid balances over 30 days will be charged administrative fee of $25.

* Please note, credit card payments will be charged by KW School of Music.


Registration Fee
No registration fees

Returned Cheques

All returned cheques are subject to a $20 fee.

Preregistration for the next school year

By the end of the year Accent Piano Studio students automatically booked for Fall Semester (same time slot).

Prepayment for September lessons (four lessons) has to be made by June 15th, to book your time slot for Fall Semester.

*Preregistration is not considered complete until the fees have been received, lesson time may be re-assigned without notice.


Lesson Time Change
If you wish to make a permanent change in lesson time due to scheduling conflicts, please notify the Teacher by sending an Email and consult your teacher for available times.

Withdrawal from Lessons
In case of discontinuation, minimum of 3 weeks’ notice MUST be given prior to discontinuation.

Once you withdraw, any previously missed classes that have not been made up will be forfeited.

Healthy Environment, Feeling Sick*

In order to maintain a healthy environment at Accent Piano Studio we kindly request that you  (or your child) not come to the lesson if you feel sick. Please show consideration for other families and the teacher by keeping your child at home when displaying symptoms which could spread illness to others - fever, cough, runny nose or eyes.

*Teacher has a right to cancel lesson if student shows signs of illness, in this case the lesson will not be made-up or refunded.

Code of Conduct

To ensure a safe and healthy learning environment, the Accent Piano Studio requires students and parents to behave respectfully and considerately while on studio premises. Please note that if a student behaves disrespectfully, a teacher may exercise the option to stop the lesson. In this event there will be no make-up lesson or refund. Repeated incidents of disrespect may result in a discontinuation of the professional relationship between a student and the Accent Piano Studio.

 

 

MISSED LESSONS

By Student
Lesson fees include ALL lessons, even in the case of cancellation, illness, forgotten lessons, all “no-shows” and P.D. Days. This missed lesson policy is standard and in conformity with the guidelines prescribed by the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association.

 

Students are allowed one (1) cancellation / make-up lesson per semester. Teachers are not obligated to make up any additional cancellations during that semester. Lessons can only be cancelled or rescheduled with at least 24-hours notice from the time of the lesson. Lessons missed with less than 24-hours notice will not be made-up.

 

Make-up lessons will be offered during the last week of each semester (January, June). The Parent/Student has to arrange make-up lessons with Teacher by sending an Email within 7 days of the missed lesson. The lesson is forfeited if Parent/Student doesn't notify the Teacher or doesn't show up for the make-up lesson. Please note that we do not apply credit towards future tuition.

 

By Teacher
Lesson(s) that are missed due to a teacher's illness or professional obligations will either be taught by a qualified substitute or rescheduled by the teacher. 

 

Inclement Weather Days

If the Waterloo Region District School Board close ALL the city schools, then Accent Piano Studio will be closed. Email will be sent to all students. Lessons missed due to Accent Piano Studio closure, such as a snow day, will be made up if possible. Please note: there are no refunds for cancelled lessons due to inclement weather days.

 

HOLIDAYS

There will be no lessons on the following statutory holidays:

Thanksgiving Monday, Christmas Break, Family Day, March Break, Good Friday and Victoria Day.