Signature Music Studio 2023 – 2024 Policies
Music lessons are presently available in piano, voice, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar and violin. Lessons may be 30 minutes, 40 minutes (voice), 45 minutes, or 60 minutes in length, depending on the level of the student and the arrangement with the instructor.
REGISTRATION AND SCHEDULING
Registration forms are available online only through the Signature Music Studio website. Forms should be completed as early as possible. Students attending Steinbach Bible College must register no later than September 15th to receive college credit.
Lesson schedules are arranged by the instructors by the second week of each semester. Students will be notified by email, text or by phone.
Students attending Steinbach Bible College have the option to take lessons per semester but are strongly encouraged to take lessons for the entire school year; Community and Steinbach Christian High students will be registered for lessons from September to June. Other options may be available by special arrangement with the instructor.
Lessons cancelled on reasonable notice due to illness, lessons cancelled by the instructor, and lessons falling on a holiday will be made up at a time mutually convenient for the instructor and the student. Lessons missed without proper arrangements will be forfeited. Reasonable notice is 24 hours by email, text or phone.
Parents are encouraged to contact the student’s instructor to discuss the student’s progress or SMS policies if questions arise.
PAYMENT OF TUITION
Following registration, students will receive an invoice for tuition and fees for lessons.
The invoice includes a non-refundable 6% Registration fee.
E-Transfer payment is preferred. Cheques will be accepted if an e-transfer payment is not possible.
Tuition fees are due by September 15th and new for the 2023-2024 year there will be three payment options.
1. Pay for the entire year.
2. Pay in two installments, September 15 and February 15 using postdated cheques.
3. Pay in monthly installments by postdated cheques. All cheques are due on September 15th.
FREE Tote Bag! When you pay for the entire tuition for the 2023-2024 year by September 15th, you will receive a complimentary Signature Music Studio tote bag! Perfect for your music books!
Steinbach Bible College students, please note that music lesson tuition is not a part of your college tuition fees. You must pay Signature Music Studio directly for music lessons.
SBC students payment for the second semester is due January 15th.
If tuition has not been paid, the teacher has the option of discontinuing lessons.
A pro-rated refund of tuition is available if the student withdraws prior to the third lesson of the semester.
If a student or teacher needs to self-isolate themselves, lessons may be continued online, through video or phone. If this does not work for either teacher or student, make-up lessons can be done at a later date. If none of these options work, the student may request a refund from their teacher directly.
Otherwise Signature Music Studio’s non-refund policy for the semester will be implemented.