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Age Requirement for Private Lessons

Lessons are available for following instruments

  • Piano: Ages 5 and up

  • Cello: Ages 5 and up

  • Violin: Ages 4 and up

  • Viola: Ages 5 and up

  • Flute: Age 7 and up

  • Children Flute: Age 5 and up

  • Saxophone: Age 10 and up

  • Voice - Pop: Ages 5 and up

  • Voice  - Classical: Ages 10 and up

  • Ukulele: Ages 5 and up

  • Guitar - Acoustic: Ages 7 and up

  • Guitar - Electric: Ages 10 and up

  • Drum: Ages 4 and up

  • Bass Guitar: Ages 10 and up

 

Lesson Durations:

  • 30 Minutes: Ages 5-7 or Starters

  • 45 Minutes: Ages 8 and up or Intermediates

  • 60 Minutes: Ages 12 to Adults or for Exam/Competition Preparation

  • The lesson durantion of the students of Meixuan, the Principal is customized

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PRIVATE LESSONS MEMBERSHIP TUITION

Membership tuition is paid monthly and covers weekly lessons (Flat rate or by number of visits).

Students receive 49-51 lessons per year depending on the day of the week enrolled. See our calendar for studio closures.

WITH STANDARD TEACHER (LEVEL I) 

$170 per Month $160/$200 by Number of Visits (30-minute per week)
$255 per Month $240/$300
 by Number of Visits (45-minute per week)
$340 per Month $320/$400
 by Number of Visits (60-minute per week)

WITH SENIOR TEACHER (LEVEL II) 

$215 per Month or $200/$250 by Number of Visits (30-minute per week)
$325 per Month or $300/$375
 by Number of Visits (45-minute per week)
$425 per Month or $400/$500
 by Number of Visits (60-minute per week)

WITH MASTER TEACHER (LEVEL III) 
Rate and Duration by case

*Audition is required for studying with a Master Teacher.

WITH MEIXUAN, THE PRINCIPAL (UNIQUE LEVEL) 
$385 per Month or $360/$450 by Number of Visits (45-minute per week)
$425 per Month or $400/$500
 by Number of Visits (60-minute per week)

Registration (It's waivered before the fall semester of 2024)

$50 per New Student (one-time only)
$35 per Additional Family Member
$35 per Returning Student

 

Other Fees

$25 Late Payment Fee (per month)
$25 Returned Check Fee (per check)

See our Private Lessons Studio Policy for more details

Terms and Conditions for Private Lessons at Belle Melodie Music Art School

1. Introduction

Welcome to Belle Melodie Music Art School. By purchasing a package or subscribing to our private lessons, including guitar, bass, or drum mix, you (the “Student”) agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions (“T&C”). These T&C govern your purchase and use of our private lessons offered either as a 10-times package or through a monthly subscription with a flat rate or by number of visits.

2. Lesson Packages and Subscriptions

  • 10-Times Package: This package includes 10 sessions. The flexibility of our program allows students to schedule these sessions at their convenience, subject to availability, within six months from the purchase date.

  • Monthly Subscription: This subscription entitles the Student to a set number of private lessons each month. The exact number of lessons may vary due to the varying lengths of months and observance of major national holidays. The subscription renews automatically each month. The flat rate is calculated with a 4.25-4.33 weeks per month.  

3. Payment

  • Payment for the 10-times package is due in full at the time of purchase.

  • Monthly subscriptions are billed at the beginning of each month.

  • Payments are non-refundable except as expressly provided in these T&C.

4. Cancellations and Rescheduling

  • The Student may cancel or reschedule a lesson with at least 24 hours’ notice. A service credit will be issued if the cancellation is made before 24 hours. 

  • No more than 2 Make-up Lesson Credits can be pending at a time per student.

  • Lessons canceled or missed without 24 hours’ notice will not be refunded or rescheduled.

  • Belle Melodie Music Art School reserves the right to cancel or reschedule lessons due to unforeseen circumstances. In such cases, the Student will be offered a makeup lesson.

5. Termination

  • The Student may cancel the monthly subscription with a 30-day notice.

  • Belle Melodie Music Art School reserves the right to terminate lessons for any Student not complying with these T&C.

6. Intellectual Property

  • All materials provided during lessons, including music sheets, exercises, and digital content, are the intellectual property of Belle Melodie Music Art School and are intended solely for the Student’s personal use.

7. Liability

  • Belle Melodie Music Art School is not liable for any personal injury or damage to property arising from participation in the lessons.

8. Changes to Terms and Conditions

  • Belle Melodie Music Art School reserves the right to update these T&C at any time. The latest version will be posted on our website.

Recital and Performance Fee Structures

1. Monthly Recital at School:

No tickets, no donation,

2. Monthly Recital at Local Library:

Minor cost in a format of ticket or donation to cover the piano rental and labor fee, usually $5-10 per person.

3. Semester Recital at Concert Hall, Central Library/University Auditorium or Church:

Tickets will be selling to all audience to cover the rental of venue, labor cost, equipment, stage management and marketing fee. There will be photo and video service available for purchase too. Donations are welcome to support our teacher and staff. 

4. Competition & Award Concert:

  • Competition Application Fee

  • Tickets of Concert

  • Extra Accompany Fee

  • Photo & Video Service Fee

  • Piano Accompaniment Service Fee

  • Green Room Service Fee

  • Master Class Tuition

5. Charity Performance

Tickets and donations are for charity purpose.

6. Accompaniment Fee

  • Starter Level: The piano accompaniment is usually free if it's accompanied by your teacher, or by other teachers of the school. We can help find advance student to accompany and please tip. 

  • Intermediate Level: We suggest you find a good accompaniment if it's a serious performance or exam/competition. The cost is around $100-200. It's usually includes one rehearsal and one formal accompaniment. 

  • Advanced Level: Accompaniment is very very important for your success of performance. Find someone is professionally trained for accompaniment and pay well to him/her. It's worthy! 

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