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Our Policies

Beginner Piano Class

  • Tuition is based on 26 weeks of classes. This takes into account all school closings and emergency closings.
  • Automatic Debits will be debited September through May, with May being the last month for debits.
  • Should you decide to pay by cash, check, money order, or online, a quarterly payment is required and will be expected to reflect 2 (two) payments through the school year. The first payment required reflects 5 (five) months of tuition (August through December).  The second payment required, reflects 5 (five) months of tuition payment (January – May).  Please be advised that an invoice will be mailed in December.  Tuition payment is due on the 1st of January for the second quarterly payment.  It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to make sure payment is made on time.

Private Lesson

  • Automatic Debits will continue to be debited on a monthly basis throughout the year. Some exceptions may apply.
  • Should you decide to pay by cash, check, money order, or online, quarterly payment is required and will be expected to reflect 3 (three) months of tuition payment 4 (four) times per year. Please be advised that an invoice will be mailed every quarter

Registration

Registration(per student) includes tuition, book fee(s), registration fee, recital fee, and attire fee(for dance students only)Registration is required for ALL new and returning students.  Students who are not enrolled during the summer(June/July) MUST complete a new application(registration) for each new school year. 

Discount

  • 3% Discount off tuition if full year is paid by August 18th(discount does not include book fee nor any other fees). (August – May for Beginner Piano Class) (August – July for Private Lessons).
  • Save $25.00 if registration(along with payment or Automatic Debit form) is completed and submitted by August 18th.

Late Fee

  • If tuition payment is received after the 7th of the month, there will be a $25 late fee (per student) assessed to the student’s account.

NSF/Declined

  • A $35 NSF fee will be charged for all returned checks.  For automatic debits, if the card on file is declined, there will be an attempt to debit a second time.  If funds are still not available, you will be contacted.  If payment is not received 7 (seven) days after the due date, a $25.00 late fee will be assessed (per student) (in addition to returned check fee if applicable) and lessons will be cancelled until the account is paid and current.

Tardiness

  • If a student is late, for the sake of keeping the next student’s scheduled lesson, lessons will end at the designated time so that the next student can start on time.  Tuition will not be prorated and lessons will not be made up.

Make-Up Session/Rescheduling

    • During the year, there may be several five-week months students receive for free. These fifth weeks are considered make-up days for classes or lessons that are missed.
    • Lessons will not be rescheduled for an individual student who is in a beginner piano class or if parents/students call to cancel on the same day of class or if students do not show up for class.
    • Dance, Theatre, and piano classes cannot be re-scheduled for missed lessons.
    • No call, no show private students, will not have the chance to make-up lessons. Tuition will not be refunded nor prorated.
    • Private lessons may be re-scheduled as long as Music On Wheels, LLC receives a 24 hour advance notice. If a 24 hour advance notice is not received, lessons will not be re-scheduled.  Tuition will not be refunded nor prorated.
    • Private students will have 1 (one) month to make up any approved make-up/rescheduled lessons at the discretion and availability of the music teacher. Any lesson not made up within the month, will be forfeited.  Tuition will not be refunded nor prorated.
    • In-Home students may be rescheduled only at our Music On Wheels’ Academy at a day and time that has been designated for make-up lessons.
    • In the event schools close due to inclement weather, class lessons may be rescheduled only at our Music On Wheels’ Academy at a day and time that has been designated for make-up lessons.
    • If an emergency situation occurs, or if lessons are cancelled for any reason by Music on Wheels’ music teacher, Music on Wheels, LLC will make up the lesson at our academy or credit your tuition for the following month.

Refunds

    • There are NO refunds.  All fees/tuition paid to Music On Wheels, LLC; monthly and quarterly are NON-REFUNDABLE.
    • Music on Wheels, LLC does not pro-rate classes due to absences or holidays because it has already been considered in the cost.
    • Quarterly payers cannot receive refunds.  Therefore, if a student decides to withdraw during the semester, tuition cannot be returned nor credited

In Home Lessons

In-Home lessons are available for your convenience.  Music on Wheels, LLC offers in-home lessons to students within the Metro Atlanta region within 30 miles of our academy.  These lessons are at the travel discretion of the teacher.   Please be aware that sometimes, due to traffic, a music teacher may sometimes run behind.  Therefore, please give the music teacher a 15 – 20 minute grace period to arrive to your home (unless the music teacher calls with a different time, in which you may choose to re-schedule lesson if necessary).  All in-home lessons are scheduled 15 – 30 apart.  Therefore, any in-depth questions concerning a student’s lesson are best done by a phone call so that the music teacher does not run late to the next student’s lesson.

Cancellation/Withdrawal

    • Same day cancellations for private students will not have the chance to make-up lessons. Tuition will not be refunded nor prorated.
    • In the event of an emergency (death or contagious illness), it will be at the discretion of the music teacher to decide to do make-up lesson for private students only.
    • Should you decide to withdraw your child from the Music On Wheels Academy of Performing Arts program, a written notice must be given 30 (thirty) days in advance. Otherwise, lessons will continue and monthly payer’s tuition payment will be deducted the following month.
    • If a written 30(thirty) day notice is not given, you will be charged a cancellation fee of $35.00.
    • Students will be withdrawn from class/lesson for non-payment of tuition and a $25.00 late fee will be assessed and must be paid before students can start class/lesson.

Behavior

  • For the benefit of the session, certain behavior is expected of all students.  If all efforts to make this happen fail, Music on Wheels, LLC reserves the right to withdraw a student from the class.

Production/Recital

    • Winter Production
    • Beginner Piano Class students will perform (free of charge) as an orchestra in the Music On Wheels Winter Production. Tickets are available for purchase.
    • Private Students have the option of participating in the Music On Wheels Winter Production. Tickets are available for purchase.
    • Theatre and Dance students are expected to participate in all productions.
    • Additional rehearsals will count as a regular lesson day.
    • Attire fee may apply. Please see ‘Academy Class Schedule/Supply Fees’
    • Please be advised that students with behavior problems may be withdrawn.
    • Spring Recital
    • Students may perform in the Music On Wheels’ Spring Recital.  Parents will receive 1 complimentary ticket and students will be awarded a trophy at the end of recital.  Please be advised that Recital will count as a lesson day and students will not have lessons the following week after recital.  Additional tickets are available for purchase.
    • Theatre and Dance students are expected to participate in all recitals.
    • Attire fee may apply. Please see ‘Academy Class Schedule/Supply Fees’.
    • Please be advised that students with behavior problems may be withdrawn.

    Please be advised that prayer may be conducted during Performances, Productions, Events, and/or Recitals.

Production/Recital

  • Music on Wheels uses photographs and videos of all students participating in our program for educational and advertisement use to promote our program. We use brochures, Internet, information packets, publications, etc.  As a student of Music On Wheels, LLC, you agree to allow Music on Wheels to use this information for marketing purposes.

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