Policies

SCHEDULING

  • When you schedule a lesson you reserve that time slot each week in the studio for the duration the school year.​​

  • Each semester includes 18 lessons for a total of 36 lessons. Second semester begins the week of January 24th.

  • For the 2020-2021 school year:

    • All lessons take place on Saturdays 

    • First lesson: September 5th. 

    • Final lesson: June 12th​.

    • Please note: January 23rd and June 19th are the final Saturdays of each semester and designated make-up days. If additional make-up lessons are requested they may be provided based on availability.

  • The studio follows the Issaquah School District calendar with the following exceptions:

    • Lessons are scheduled the first Saturdays of 1st and 2nd Winter breaks and Spring break (12/19/20; 2/13/21 and 4/3/21). There are no lessons the second Saturdays of these breaks.

    •  Saturday lessons are scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend and all 3-day weekends such as Veteran's Day, Memorial Day etc.

    • This schedule ensures that all students receive 36 lessons over the course of the year.

RECITALS

A recital will be scheduled early in the second semester. All students are expected to participate. The date will be announced approximately two months in advance. 

MAKE-UP LESSONS

  • Make-up lessons are to be used for unavoidable conflicts or illness. Forgotten lessons will not be made up. If you would like the option of a make-up lesson you must call, email, or text with a minimum of two hour's notice.

  • Make-up lessons.

  • You may also swap lesson times with another student provided I am given 24 hours notice.

  •  If two students show up at the same time, the student whose name is on the master schedule is given the lesson.