Lesson Schedule:
- Lessons are scheduled on a weekly basis, with each lesson lasting 30, 45 or 60 minutes. Lessons are term based. Each term is 3 months with 10 lessons included. Summer lessons include 6 lessons or more. 

Fall term: September 1st to November 30th

Winter: December 1st to February 29th

Spring: March 1st to May 31st

Summer:  June 1st to August 31st

- Lessons are held based on arranged day and time. Your lesson is reserved for you for the entire term (3 months) on a specific time each week. Unfortunately this time can not be changed in the middle of the term. 
- The studio is closed on all national holidays, spring break and winter break.

  Tuition and Payment:
- Tuition fees are due on the first lesson of each term.
- Payments can be made via Venmo, PayPal, check or Zelle. 
- A late fee of $15 will be charged for payments received after the due date. You are welcome to pay for the entire term which is 10 lessons or pay 5 lessons at a time.

  Attendance and Make-Up Lessons:
- Regular attendance is expected. Please provide at least 24 hours notice if you need to cancel or reschedule a lesson.
- Make-up lessons will be offered for cancellations made with sufficient notice, subject to availability and limited to 2 make-up lessons per term. All 10 lessons need to be done during the registered term and will not be transferred to another term. 
- Missed lessons without prior notice are non-refundable. Any lessons canceled by me as your teacher will definitely be rescheduled by the end of the term. For reasons such as bad weather or illness, the lesson will be online via zoom.

Practice Expectations:
- Students are expected to practice regularly.
- Practice should focus on assigned repertoire, technical exercises, and sight-reading.

  Materials and Resources:
- Students are responsible for purchasing lesson materials, including method books, sheet music, and other resources recommended by the instructor.
- Recommended music stores and online resources will be provided for convenience.

- Communication between the teacher, student, and parents will primarily be conducted via email.
- Please allow 24-48 hours for a response to email inquiries.

  Studio Environment:
- Respectful behavior and attentive listening are expected during lessons.
- Please arrive on time for lessons to ensure full lesson time.

Please be respectful of the studio's environment and instruments. Parents may stay in the studio during the student's lesson with prior arrangement.

  Performance Opportunities:
- Students will have the opportunity to participate in studio recitals and other performance events throughout the year.
- Participation in recitals is encouraged but not mandatory. There is a $10 fee for participating in each recital.

Studio Policies:
- Food and drinks are not permitted in the studio. Water is ok.
- This studio is pet free.
- Please notify the instructor of any allergies or medical conditions that may affect the student's participation in lessons.

  Termination and Refunds:
- A minimum of two weeks notice is required for termination of lessons.
- Refunds will not be provided for missed lessons or termination without sufficient notice.

By enrolling in lessons, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to abide by the studio policy outlined above.

Thank you for choosing Mahroo Hamedani's Piano Studio!