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All student families must maintain a current credit on file with Musical Chairs. To access the credit authorization form, click here
Musical Chairs invoices three months at a time. Clients are offered the option to pay by monthly installment or three month lump sum.
Tuition payments are due for the current month by the 10th of each month.
Payments are accepted by Zelle, Venmo, ACH or Credit Card.
Clients can access account payment status through their individual Studio Portal on StudioHelper.com
Faculty can access our detailed billing/payment policy to share with student families through the link below.
Musical Chairs Faculty set aside mutually agreed upon weekly timeslots for their students. Faculty and Students are expected to attend regular weekly lessons.
Lessons canceled 24 hours in advance, are offered but not guaranteed a makeup lesson.
No shows and last minute cancellations (unless due to infrequent, unexpected illness) are not eligible for makeups.
The first weeks in January and June are designated as make-up weeks. No regular lessons are scheduled these weeks as they are designed to cover previously canceled lessons that have not otherwise been made up.
Faculty can view and share our Attendance Policy with families through the link below
Payroll is completed at the end of each month prior to the 1st through Direct Deposit.
Faculty are expected to record attendance in Studio Helper monthly by the end of business on the 27th.
In the case when holidays or extended weekends impact this schedule, facility will be given a revised timeline in advance.
Direct Deposit does not process on weekends or holidays.
It is recommended that faculty update their attendance in Studio Helper daily or at least weekly.
A collection of music by level and theme/occasion.
A collection of materials designed to improve technique and build strength, agility, and dexterity.
A collection of music theory teaching aids for faculty has been assembled here.
Musical Chairs Studio (MCS) observes the following holidays. Students will not be charged nor will they be expected to schedule a make up lesson for the holidays listed below. For private lessons in school as part of the afterschool programming, lessons are not canceled on school days off not referenced below. These lesson dates are moved to our studio location.
President's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Rosh Hashana*, Yom Kippur*, Thanksgiving weekend (Thur-Sun), Christmas Eve and Day, New Year's Eve and Day
* as requested by student families.
MCS will close for Winter Break, Sunday, Dec. 24th, 2023 and will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, 2024 for makeup week Jan 2-6. Regularly scheduled lessons resume January 8th.
Below are approved resources to share with client families.
Joe Clifton (612) 655-7440 firstname.lastname@example.org
Piano Technician - for repairs and regulation
Carl Chadek (773) 531-2600 email@example.com
Evanston Band and Orchestra
4819 N Main St. Skokie, IL 60076
A440 Violin Shop
2222 W. Roscoe St. Chicago, IL. 60618
Students are encouraged to participate in at least two recitals per year. Recitals are scheduled in advance. Faculty should schedule students for future recitals by entering them in our Recital Planning Document.