Call Today: 704-283-1480
 

School of Music

The music academy at Shining Light Baptist Academy offers lessons in band, violin, and piano and guitar.

Enrollment is now open for the 2016-2017 school year.

BAND
Instructors: Mr. & Mrs. Scott & Jill Johnson
Instruments: trumpet, trombone, flute, clarinet
Cost: $48 per month September to April
Book fee: $10-15

These are group lessons given during school hours once a week in thirty minute increments. Two classes are offered, beginning and continuing for grades 4-12. If your child takes private lessons in any of these instruments, they are invited to participate in the group class at no cost.

VIOLIN
Instructor: Miss Stephanie Palmer
Cost: $48 per month September to April
Book fee: $25

These are group classes given during school hours once a week in thirty minute increments. Two classes are offered, beginning and continuing for grades 3-12. If your child takes private lessons in violin,  they are invited to participate in the group class at no cost.

  • There are approximately 14 lessons given per semester for all group classes. No refunds or makeup lessons will be given if the student is absent from the lesson.
  • No refunds are given when the school closes due to inclement weather.
  • No refunds are given if a student withdraws from lessons.

PIANO
Instructor: Mrs. Rebekah Cruse
Cost: $50 a month September to May (additional month of payment)
– OR –
$150 – fall semester (10 lessons, due on September 1st)
$180 – spring semester (12 lessons, due on January 1st)
Book fee: $30 collected as needed.  New students pay the book fee along with the first months payment.

These are private lessons given during school hours in thirty minute increments for grades 1-12.

  • No refunds are issued for missed lessons.  If the teacher misses a scheduled lesson, a makeup lesson will be offered as quickly as possible. Each student is allowed one make up lesson at the end of the school year.  All other missed lessons by the student are forfeited.
  • No refunds are given when the school closes due to inclement weather.
  • No refunds are given if a student withdraws from lessons.

GUITAR
Instructor: Mr. Larry Pauley
Cost: $50 a month September to May (additional month of payment)
Book fee: $10-15

These are private lessons given in thirty minute increments after school on Fridays only for grades 3-12.  

  • There are approximately 14 lessons given per semester.  No refunds or make up lessons will be given if the student is absent from the lesson.
  • No refunds or makeup lessons are given when school closes due to inclement weather.
  • No refunds are given if a student withdraws from lessons.

Recital
A year end recital will be offered for all students to participate in on the second week of May. The group lessons conclude at the end of April and the private lessons conclude the first week of May.

Late Payments: PLEASE NOTICE
All payments are due on the first day of each month. A late fee of $25 is charged if payment is not received by the 5th of each month. If payment is not received by the 15th of the month, the student may be dropped from the class and can only resume lessons once the late fee and monthly payment is met.

NO INVOICE WILL BE SENT PER MONTH

Payment Options
There are 3 ways you may submit your payment:

  1. Online – click the “Make a Payment” button in righthand column.
  2. FACTS tuition – your payment may be added to your FACTS tuition payment each month. The first payment may be due in the office and thereafter included in FACTS, depending on how early you enroll.
  3. School Office – you may submit your payment to the school office each month.

Please do not submit your payment directly to the music teacher or the classroom teacher at any time.

If you prefer not to pay by the month, you may pay band or violin by the semester at $200 for the first semester (due September 1) and $200 for the second semester (due January 1). These two payments would cover all group lessons given for the year.

General Information

  • PLEASE NOTE: Lessons cannot begin until payment is received. Lessons will begin the first week of school (September 5-9). If you enroll after this week, monthly payment is still due in full and student will begin lessons on the current week of scheduled lessons for that semester or month.
  • Almost all correspondence between teacher and parent or school and parent is done via email or text.
  • Upon enrollment,  the appropriate teacher will contact you as parent and give you their personal contact information and discuss other important information concerning your child’s lessons.
  • You may enroll the night of orientation; however, all payments must be made that night through the school office.  If making a monthly payment,  please indicate that night your method of continuing monthly payments (i.e. online, FACTS, or school office)
  • If you have further questions before enrollment, please contact Mrs. Cruse at rebekahcruse67@gmail.com or 704-989-0611.
Enroll