studio policy

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Late Fees

Do you have written in your policies, fees that are late incur extra charges? If so, how much extra do you charge? $20 late fee, no exceptions. My invoice says no places held without payment. I charge $25 if an invoice is more than 5…

Studio policies on inclement weather

I want to schedule make-up lessons for all my families whose lessons were canceled because of snow. What is your policy on bad weather? I charge by the month, not by the lesson, but the understanding is they get weekly lessons except for pre-planned holidays…

Studio Policies and Student’s Vacation

Here is what’s in my policy regarding students’ vacations: There are two options available for your own vacation absences: 1-Paying tuition to reserve your regular time slot. 2-Discontinuing classes temporarily and re-enrolling with the appropriate level and available time slot. I would let them know…

Doing What I Ask

A few months ago, I instituted a policy acknowledgment form, which I require of all new enrollees, and which I will also require annually from all ongoing students. The forms asks students/coaches to review my current policies and sign indicating that they have reviewed them.…

Changing Studio Policies

I’d love some help with how any of you have approached changing your policies, and how to bring in the new policies with the least amount of chaos. Here’s what’s happening. This past year, my first as a piano teacher and as a Simply Music…

Setting Your Rates

Hello, I am a new Simply Music teacher. I am in the process of writing up my studio policy and setting fees. I am curious….do you have a different fee for private lessons versus shared lessons? I am starting out private at this point, until…