MILLER MUSIC STUDIO
305 Knox Ave. Portland, MI. 48875 517-285-0640
www.millermusicportland.com Miller Music Studio on Facebook
SherryMiller Piano/Voice 517-285-0640 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rory Miller Piano/Guitar 616-690-1755 email@example.com
Ann Kissane Bookkeeper 517-604-1852 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann will be retiring at the end of Dec. Sherry will take over the bookkeeping.
STUDIO POLICIES 2022-2023
Studio Year: Lessons begin the week of September 12th, 2022 and will continue through Thursday, May 11th, 2023. Thanksgiving Vacation: The Studio will be closed the week of Nov. 21st
Christmas Vacation: The Studio will be closed Dec. 9th-Jan. 8th
Spring Vacation: The Studio will also be closed Mar. 31 to Apr. 9th
*THERE WILL BE LESSONS ON SCHOOL HALF DAYS AND SNOW DAYS*
*** Performance Recitals ***
Sunday, Dec.4,2022 Performance at 1:00 pm
At the Portland United Methodist Church
Sunday, March 26,2023 Performance at 1:00pm
Portland United Methodist Church
The following studio policies are in accordance with those recommended by
MTNA and MMTA for independent music teachers.
All tuition will be paid by semester either online or mailed to our bookkeeper
Lesson fees are based on 28 half hour lessons. Tuition is due for the 1stsemester by the end of Sept. and by the end of Jan. for the 2ndsemester. All invoices will be sent by email and you can easily find the make a payment link on your invoice or mail your payment to Ann Kissane, 8151 Carriage Lane, Portland, MI 48875.
The Studio will have all music materials available for purchase for piano and guitar. Guitar students can also find equipment at Marshall Music, Elderly Instruments, and Guitar Center in Lansing and in Grand Rapids.
All students progress if consistent time is given to daily practice. Parents must be available to encourage good practice habits and to let us know if problems occur.
Students should always come to lessons prepared by
bringing their music and lesson notebook.
Materials seem to be remembered more easily if they are kept in a music bag.
Students, please remember to wash your hands before playing the piano
and keyboard at your lesson to help avoid spreading illness.
ATTENDANCE and MAKE-UP LESSONS
The scheduled lesson time belongs to the student.
You must pay the tuitionwhether the student comes or not.
ALL STUDENTS MUST CALL BEFORE A MISSED LESSON.
We realize there are emergency situations that are exceptions.
A maximum of 3 make-up lessons may be scheduled in the month of Nov or May.
**Three (3) missed and unexcused lessons will risk the loss of your lesson time.
TUITION PAYMENT SCHEDULE
One student @ $17.00 per lesson Two students @ $16.50 per lesson
Three or more students @ $16.00 per lesson
All payments are to be made online or sent directly to
Ann Kissane, 8151 Carriage Lane, Portland, MI 48875.
***WE WILL NOT ACCEPT PAYMENT AT THE STUDIO***
There will be 2 payments due, one at the end of September
and one at the end of January.
*Please write checks to Miller Music Studio*
**Some months have an extra lesson depending on the day of the week but this is already figured into the payment schedule.
1stSemester payment 1 Student 2 Students 3 Students
238.00 462.00 672.00
2ndSemester payment 238.00 462.00 672.00
If necessary you may work out a payment schedule with Ann.
I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE POLICIES OF MMS
Please return this signed form to the studio no later than October 7th.
I will endeavor to do my best to follow the guidelines as stated
in the Studio Policies for the 2022 - 2023 lesson year.
Student Name __________________________________________________
Age _____________________________ Grade __________________
Parent Name ___________________________________________________
Home Phone ____________________________________________________
Student Cell Phone________________________________________________
Parent Cell Phone ________________________________________________
Parent Email ____________________________________________________
Emergency Contact _______________________________________________
Other Emergency Info (Allergies, Medications, etc.)_______________________
(Student Signature) (Parent Signature)