Studio Guidelines & Expectations


  • Private lessons are $25 per half hour; $50 per hour. There is a $25 yearly registration fee to reserve a lesson time.
  • Payment is expected for the month by the date of your first lesson each month.
  • Be sure to note whether your lesson falls on a day in which there are four or five weeks and adjust your monthly payment accordingly.
  • Checks should be made out to Babsongs Studio. A $50 fee will be assessed for returned checks.
  • Be sure to notify me if, for some reason, you will be unable to be at your lesson.
  • Make-up lessons will be scheduled for weather or emergency cancellations.
  • Repeated cancellations or missed lessons will result in charges for those lessons.
  • Students will be charged for materials individually as needs dictate.


Your Responsibilities

  • Keep music organized in a binder or folder.
  • Arrive promptly for lessons.
  • Work cooperatively and respectfully with instructor and other students.
  • Allow yourself the freedom to honestly express yourself artisitically.
  • Understand that the amount of effort that you put forth is directly relative to the success you will achieve. (Daily practice is highly recommended!)
  • Participate in scheduled concerts and other performance opportunities as much as possible.
  • Be open to new ideas and “crazy” techniques that you may be asked to try!