Lessons are held once a week in the South Surrey/White Rock area and are either 45 minutes or 60 minutes in length depending on the evaluation of the instructor. Various method books are used in the studio including Faber, Piano Safari, and the Royal Conservatory of Music syllabus and curriculum. Students are provided with a well-rounded musical education that includes the study of Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary, and Popular music.
Each student has a personalized lesson plan formatted and developed to suit their particular needs and learning style. Lessons include technical exercises, sight-reading, rhythm and ear training as well as repertoire.
In order for students to progress in their lessons and reach their goals, it is very important for students to practice during the week on a routine basis. It is encouraged for all students to practice 5 days a week as this allows students to progress at an optimal rate that results in increased confidence and proficiency.
Tuition will vary depending on the length of lesson and the level of the student. Please enquire about the fee structure that would apply to your student. The tuition fees are for 34 weeks of lessons. The cost of 34 lessons is divided into 10 equal payments.
A two-week Christmas vacation and a two-week Spring Break vacation are not included in this 34 week fee schedule. In addition there will be 3 floating weeks scheduled sometime during the year that are not included in the fee schedule.
Please note that tuition fees do not include the cost of books, festivals or examination fees.
An annual registration fee of $50.00 per student is due and payable at the time of registration.
The fee is applicable to both new and returning students. Recital and Performance class fees will be assessed in September.
Lessons must begin and end at their scheduled times.
Students are responsible for attending lessons punctually; late arrivals cannot be extended.
Siblings and friends are not permitted during lessons to minimize distractions.
Parents are welcome as quiet observers during lessons.
An acoustic piano in good working condition and properly tuned is essential for effective learning.
Sub-standard instruments may hinder the development of proper technique.
Students are allowed up to two make-up lessons for missed lessons during the academic year.
Make-up lessons should be scheduled and completed before the end of June of the academic year.
In case of sickness, please keep the student at home. Sick students miss one lesson, while a sick teacher may result in multiple missed lessons.
Students feeling unwell may opt for lessons on Zoom instead of attending in person.
Yes, students taking Royal Conservatory Examinations must submit examination fees to the Royal Conservatory of Music.
The fees vary based on the subject and grade of the examination.
Yes, it is highly encouraged to continue lessons during the summer for a minimum of six weeks.
Summer lessons help maintain technique and progress, ensuring consistency in the learning process and minimizing practice routine disruptions.
Simply fill out the form on this page or contact us directly. We'll guide you through the enrollment process and answer any questions you might have.