What Tuition Covers

Tuition covers not only the actual lesson time spent with the student, but the time preparing for each students and expenses to run the studio as well.  It has been cited by professional music journals that for every hour enrolled in piano lessons, you are investing in at least 2 hours of the teacher's time.

This includes:  

  • An individualized lesson plan for each student's course of study  
  • Recital and other musical activity preparation and repertoire planning
  • Book-keeping, lesson schedule, newsletters, order music books & materials, and development of curriculum and program
  • Copying, incentive programs, instrument tunings and repairs 
  • Professional organization memberships     
  • Attending professional organization meetings and conventions
  • Research, study, and continuing education
  • Training and experience