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TUITION AND PAYMENTS

  • Tuition for private music lessons covers 13 lessons per semester, as well as recital rehearsals (varies by teacher) and a recital opportunity. 
  • Tuition is payable in advance.  It is assumed that students have enrolled for an entire year of private music lessons upon completion of fall registration paperwork.
  • Payment for musical activities may be made in two semester installments (due in September and January), or in one payment in September.
  • Tuition for music ensembles covers the academic year and is payable in one or two installments. 
  • The tuition for group art classes is arranged before each set of glasses begins.
  • Students will not be allowed to start lessons after the third week of the academic semester, according to the VCSU academic calendar.
  • Checks should be made out to: VCSU Community School of the Arts or VCSU CSA.
  • WE DO NOT OFFER SUMMER LESSONS AT THIS TIME.

RECITALS, PERFORMANCE CLASSES, AND OTHER PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Refunds, credits, or makeup lessons will not be given for lessons, rehearsals, or classes missed or canceled by the student.
  • If a teacher misses a lesson, however, the instructor will arrange a make-up day with the student.
  • If VCSU is closed due to severe weather conditions, Community School activities will not be held, and lessons and classes will be made up at the teacher's convenience.  Watch tv/radio for VCSU closure announcements. 
  • Recitals will be held in December and April/May.
  • Community School performance opportunities are designed to help students develop self-confidence, poise, stage presence, and discipline while expressing musical creativity.