What does your tuition cover?


Time spent with students

Lessons, performance classes, adjudication experiences

Time spent in preparation for students

Trips to the music store, lesson planning, bookkeeping, development of individual curriculum

Music books and CD’s

Music purchased by the teacher to keep costs low for students, trips to the music store, and shipping costs associated with music

Recital costs and preparation

Facility rental, programs, refreshments

Studio expenses

Expenses include studio rental, insurance, high quality instruments and their upkeep and repairs, computer and iPad usage in the studio and purchase of apps for use with students

Administrative time

Scheduling students, answering emails, and keeping accounts up to date

Teacher’s training and experience

In addition to my education, it includes the continuing education that keeps me current on methods and teaching techniques

Professional organization memberships

Enhance teaching skills and provide students with opportunities for festivals, adjudication and performance events

Professional journals

Publications to assist teaching in keeping current on the newest teaching materials and trends