is charged per session.
Cash and checks are acceptable and may be made out to Rebecca Helm.
Your lesson time will
not be scheduled, confirmed or held until payment is made.
is automatic unless the withdrawal form is filled out by May for the
fall session or November for the spring session. If you wish to
change your scheduled time in between sessions, you must request a
change in schedule for the next session. Schedule changes in the
middle of sessions are not possible.
will be no make-up lessons offered unless it is a medical or family
missed lesson due to an emergency will not be refunded. If your
missed lesson falls into this emergency category you will have the
opportunity to schedule a make-up lesson during the same session it
was missed. Travel bans due to weather will not be made up.
Weather: Lessons will not be canceled even if local schools are
canceled. Lessons will be held as normal regardless of weather
unless you receive an email.
are non-refundable or transferable.
you need to contact me, email or text is the preferred method and
may be used at any time. If there is a situation you would like to
discuss in person, please plan on meeting at the beginning of your
student is responsible for purchasing all supplies necessary:
Notebook, Pencil, All current books and individual pieces (exact
materials different for each student). Materials for your student
can be purchased for you for an additional $1 charge.
If you are late for your lesson time, you will only be given the
remaining portion of your scheduled lesson time. No additional time
will be given for student tardiness.
will be held twice a year and participation is strongly encouraged
but not required. These recitals are at no additional charge and
are included in the session rate. Other performance opportunities
may occur throughout the year in addition to the annual formal
are invited to observe lessons as long as there are no noise
distractions (no phone calls during lessons). If parents wish to
leave during the lesson time, it is their responsibility to walk
their child to the studio door at the start of the lesson and pick
up their child at the studio door at the end of their lesson
food or drink is permitted in the piano studio
remove your shoes upon entry of the piano studio. Feel free to bring
socks or slippers. Please keep your hands clean and germ-free out of
respect for other students using the piano and keep fingernails
enter the studio, follow the stone walkway to the rear entrance of
the piano studio. Do not use other entrances or ring doorbells in
order to not disturb other lessons. Please do not block the entire
driveway and pull to the right side for parking. Parents who do not
stay for the duration of their child's lesson will need to park and
walk to the studio entrance to retrieve them at the end of their
sign and return this portion along with your tuition payment:
Phone: _________________________ Can receive texts?
Contact Name & Number:
have read the studio policies and agree to adhere to the conditions
stated above. By enrolling in the studio and signing this
studio policy, the student and the student’s parent/guardian(s)
consent to and authorize Rebecca Helm to capture and use video-audio
recordings and photographic images of the student and/or his or her
musical performance or quoted statements in print, electronic, or
online media, for educational and promotional purposes, and without
compensation (never stating the student's full name).
case of medical emergency when the parent is not present, I will
exercise my best judgement to find medical care for your child and
you will accept responsibility for the medical expenses. You also
hereby release Rebecca Helm and her spouse or representatives from
all liability from personal injury, illness, property loss, or
damages resulting directly or indirectly from studio activities.