Specific to their stated goals each student will learn music reading, technique, musical styles, transcribing and active listening for their instrument.
Lessons are typically one-on-one, allowing lesson plans to be specifically tailored to assure each student receives the instruction they need.
A minimum practice time of 30 mins daily is recommended to achieve the maximum benefit from the lessons.
Tuition is $100.00 per month for (4) lessons per month and should be paid in full the first week of the month. Please do not pro-rate the tuition total. Many months have a 5th week and if your lesson falls on a 5th week, there will be an additional charge of $25.00 for the additional lesson or the extra week can be used as a makeup.
Please make your tuition payment by the 2nd week of the month. Many schools do not offer any make-up lessons and ask for registration fees, application fees or 2 months of tuition upfront; receiving tuition payment no later than the 2nd week of the month helps us keep our payments on a simple, month-to-month plan.
Note: For new students, if lessons were begun in the middle of the month, the initial payment should be only for the remaining lessons in that month.
- Venmo - @Darren-Ronan (please do not mark as a purchase to avoid fees)
- Paypal - firstname.lastname@example.org (please use friends and family to avoid fees)
- Check made out to Ronan School of Music
- Credit Card while in the school (please note: we do not store any credit card information)
Families with more than one student enrolled, or one student taking more than one lesson, will receive the family/multi-lesson discount making the price $90 per month per instrument or student.
One make-up per month. Make-up lessons must occur in the month they were missed.
Lessons are once a week for 30 min. The agreed upon time slot will be the same each week.
To receive a make-up please let us know about any cancellations no later than noon on the day of your lesson. You may call or text your teacher directly or text or call Darren Ronan at 904-514-2222.
Lessons missed due to a cancellation on the teacher’s part will be made up at a time convenient for the student and teacher. Unless the cancellation was due to a teacher missing a lesson, make-up lessons must occur in the month they were missed. We apologize for any inconvenience, but with a full load of students it becomes too difficult to manage missed lessons from past months.
If you know you are going to miss more than one lesson in a month and do not want to pay for the whole month, but want to hold your spot, you can take the whole month off and pay 50% of the tuition fee. This does not allow for 2 lessons, this holds your spot.
Please note: we do NOT follow school calendar, The ONLY days we CLOSE are: New Years, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If going to be absent for any reason, please confirm ahead of time to guarantee make-up. Important: one make-up per month and it must occur in the same month.
Call by noon of lesson day if canceling, or no make-up can be provided. Unexcused absences, i.e. forgetfulness, bad weather or lack of planning will not be made up. Studio closures due to hurricanes will not be credited, though we will do our best to provide make-ups. No credit will be offered for student cancellations after noon the day of the lesson. Any classes missed due to illness or vacations by the student may be made up if notice was given before the class was missed.
Students who have made significant progress will occasionally be offered the opportunity to perform at local events. We receive calls for performers on a regular basis and will pass these along at the appropriate time. Most of these events will provide the student the experience of performing in a "professional" setting along side their instructor and other students.