Commitment: All students must commit to at least one semester of lessons at MSM. Students who enroll in the middle of a semester must commit to the end of that semester.
Students are expected to arrive a few minutes early for their lesson.
Please bring all music, assignment notebook, and any other material that you are currently working on with your instructor.
Keep fingernails nicely trimmed for good hand position!
Students should prepare well for the lessons and are expected to practice the goals given to them for the following week.
What Parents Should Know
Supervision is necessary for younger students. Please Check his/her assignment notebook to see specific practice instructions.
Please communicate with your instructor if there are any problems or concerns.
Attend any musical events or concerts with your child to inspire him/her
Continually support your child in his/her music making!
Makeup Lesson Policy
Each student will receive three make-up lessons per semester to be used in case of sickness, vacation, scheduling conflicts, etc.
Any lessons missed due to unscheduled school closing or by the instructor’s absence will be made up and do not apply to the three makeup limit.
Make-up lessons typically take place at an alternate time/day within the week, or it will be added after/before the original lesson time.
There will be no make-up lessons for absences without at least 24-hour notification. Please notify the school in advance.
Contact the office via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone to notify absence.
It is the student’s responsibility to call MSM and schedule any makeup lesson.
Withdrawal & Refunds
Withdrawal from lessons is only allowed between semesters with a written notice and must be received by the office in written form or email with thirty days advance notice. Tuition and registration fees are not refundable after the semester begins.
Payment & Fees
Payment Methods: MSM accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, check, or cash. There will be a surcharge of 3% for all payments made with a credit/debit card. Please make all checks payable to Moon School of Music.
Registration Fee: A $25 non-refundable registration fee is due upon enrollment in order to hold the student’s lesson time.
Late/Returned Payment Fees: Late or returned payments will be assessed a $35 fee.
Book Fee: Books are not included in the tuition and will be charged separately after the first lesson with your instructor.
In the event of inclement weather, we will post the official school status on our website. When in doubt, call the school office at (703) 828-9494 for information. Check out our school calendar.
Once a student’s lesson time is scheduled, it will stay the same for the entire semester. Schedule change is only allowed when a new semester begins.
MSM faculty and staff are not responsible for supervising children outside of teaching time. To ensure your child’s safety, please be sure to pick him/her up promptly after lesson time. Parents, legal guardians of minor students and adult students waive the right to any legal action for injury sustained on school property from normal lesson activity.
Parking is available in the building garage in the visitor parking spaces only.
Unless MSM is given advance written notice to the contrary, students, upon registration, give consent to MSM or outside media to photograph or record (video or audio) lessons, classes, and concerts. Please be aware that these photos or recordings will be used for promotional purposes including print, website, and social media. All photographs and recordings are taken and used in a professional manner only.
Moon School of Music does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin in its employment practices or in the administration of its educational policies.