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Tena White Violin Studio Policies



  • Students may begin taking lessons at any time.

  • Students may pay for one trial lesson at the current hourly rate.

  • Students will receive 46 lessons per year (Sept.-August)

  • No lessons during the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Jeffco Spring Break, 2 weeks in August.


  • There will be 2 recitals during the academic year.  One will be held at the end of the Fall semester, and another at the end of the Spring semester. Location and dates for these recitals will be announced. All students are encouraged to perform.

  • A student requiring a professional accompanist is responsible for the cost of the rehearsal and performance time.

  • Recital fees are minimal and will be divided amongst all of those who participate.

Private Lesson Tuition

  • 1 hour = $315.00 /month

  • 45 min. = $ 255.00 /month

  • 30 min. = $ 160.00/ month

  • Tuition is calculated based on an annual lesson schedule (September-August). 

  • Tuition includes 46 lessons per year, divided over 12 months.

  • If a student decides to stop taking lessons before the completion of a full year, the student will be charged 1/2 of a month’s tuition to adjust for the calculated annual vacation time that is figured into the monthly lesson cost. ​​

  • Rates are subject to an annual ~3-5% increase based on cost-of-living adjustment, effective September of each year. 

Studio Policies: Testimonial


  • Lesson fees may be paid monthly or quarterly. 

  • Lesson fees are due by the first lesson of every month.  

  • A $15 late fee will be added if lesson fees are consistently late. 

  • Invoices will be emailed at the beginning of every month.

  • Payments can be made using Venmo, Zelle, or cash. 

Missed Lessons/Absences

  • Lessons are contracted at 46 weeks per year (September-August). Figured into the monthly tuition cost are 6 weeks off.  These vacation weeks will be as follows: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Spring Break (Jeffco), and 2 weeks in summer. 

  • The teacher may need to reschedule lessons due to professional performing engagements or unforeseen conflicts. If a lesson is cancelled by the teacher, a makeup lesson will be offered.

  • Lessons missed by the student will only be made up for the following reasons and are limited to 2 per year; severe illness (too sick for a virtual lesson), or family emergency.

  • No tuition credits will be issued for missed lessons.

  • Students have the option to take a virtual lesson during their reserved lesson time, to enable attendance.  Please alert the teacher to this change ahead of time to ensure we connect on time.

Studio Policies: Testimonial
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