Admission and Tuition Policy

  • Admission is by live or recorded audition only.
  • There is a one-time $25 registration fee required for all new students.
  • Tuition invoices will be distributed to students during the last week of every month.

  • Lessons will be held weekly throughout the whole year.
  • A minimum of 4 lessons per month is required.
  • Studio Class (Singing Party) is held once per quarter.
  • Participation in NATS student recitals and festivals is mandatory.
  • Students are required to attend at least one musical event per quarter.

Private Individual (beginning level) Lesson:
  • 30 minutes lesson: $45/class
  • 45 minutes lesson: $65/class
  • 60 minutes lesson: $80/class 

Tuition Payments:
  • Monthly tuition payments are due in advance on or before the first scheduled lesson of each month.
  • A discount is available for quarter and semester pre-payments.
  • Tuition reserves your exclusive lesson time, it is not an hourly fee for services rendered.
  • Tuition is non-refundable and does not include the cost of music books.

Late Payment Fees:
  • Tuition payment may be made by mail, online or in person during the first week of each month.
  • Payments received after the 10th of each month cannot guarantee a student's appointment time.
  • A $25 fee is charged for late payments or returned checks.

  • New Years Day (Jan 1st)
  • Presidents Day (Feb)
  • Memorial Day (May)
  • Independence Day (July 4th)
  • Labor Day (Sept)
  • 9-11
  • Thanksgiving (Thursday)
  • Christmas (Dec 25th)

Cancellations and Make-Up Lessons:
  • A 48-hour notice is required for non-health related cancellation.
  • A 24-hour notice is required for health related cancellation.
  • Every effort will be made to schedule a make-up lesson, depending on the student's need and the available time.
  • Last minute cancellations of ANY REASON and no-shows will NOT be made up.
  • No credits or make-up lessons for missed group lessons.
  • If a student must be absent for more than 2 weeks, he/she is required to pay half of the monthly tuition to reserve his/her spot.
  • The tuition is non-refundable.

  • Two-week advance notice is required for planned vacations, scheduling changes, or conflicts.
  • Adjustments to the schedule will be made to maintain the minimum requirement of 4 lessons per month.
  • If a teacher needs to be absent, a make-up lesson will be arranged.

  • One-month advance notice is required for termination of lessons.
  • Sharon Kaye Vocal Studio reserves the right to remove any student from the teaching schedule who is not in compliance with any of these policies.