Tuition rates for 2018-2019 School Year:
Tuition is charged by semester
Fall/Spring: 16 weeks each & Summer: 6 weeks
Fall/ Spring: $495 per semester
Summer: $185 per semester
Fall/Spring: $760 per semester
Summer: $285 per semester
Partner lessons and adult packages are also available. Email for details.
Proper lesson length will be advised for each student.
* There will be a slight increase of 1-3% each year. This is simply to keep up with inflation.
A $50 annual registration/enrollment fee will be added to fall tuition for all students
to cover fall, spring, and summer semesters.
If a new student starts in spring, $35 will be added to their tuition.
$15 will be added for new summer students.
Fall and spring semesters payment options: full, two, or four equal payments.
Summer payment: full or two equal payments.
Payments are due at the first lesson of each month.
Any late payment recieved after the 10th of the month will have a $20 late fee added.
Cash or checks payable to Emily Ball, or venmo app.
What Tuition Covers
Emily Ball has chosen to make teaching her occupation, business, and livlihood. Much of the work for your child’s lesson is actually done outside of the lesson, in order to lesson plan for weekly, monthly, and semester goals as well as events.
As with any business, costs are calculated to provide a high-quality service to students, and a livelihood for the teacher.
Lesson time spent with student
Lesson planning: short term and long term
Continuing education, teacher certifications, membership dues to organizations, conferences, and educational journals.
Studio expenses: piano tuning and maintenance, website maintenance, copies, software.
Insurance, self employment federal and state taxes, and retirement.