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Band Tuition

The cost of being in a Rios band program is $240 a month and includes the following:

  • Weekly band rehearsal
  • 1 private lesson per month (60 min)
  • 1 quarterly showcase performance or 1 quarterly recording session

For overall success of the group, Band families will need to commit to a 3-month enrollment, or until the final performance takes place. Tuition will be due on the 1st of each month of the quarter and can be set up online with a credit card or paid by check. The monthly private lesson is good for that month only, they do not stack up for future use. You can use the online schedule to book your monthly lesson on the first of the month, or anytime during the month. 


Lesson Tuition

Private lessons are purchased in a series of 4, you can reserve your lesson times 4 weeks in advance.  if you know you would like the same lesson time on an ongoing basis, you can sign up for auto pay, and I will reserve your time slot indefinitely.

  • 1-hour private lesson: $60
  • 30-minute private lesson $35
  • Monthly Autopay for half-hour lessons: $140
  • Monthly Autopay for 1-hour lessons $240

Amazon Links for Beginner Instruments

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Holiday and Vacation Schedule

The studio will be closed during the following weeks:

  • November 21-27 | Thanksgiving Break (1 week)
  • December 18-Jan 1| Holiday Break  (2 weeks)
  • May 29th-3rd | Memorial Day Break (1 week)
  • August 27-Sept 5 | Summer Break  (1 week)



Missed Lessons and Make-ups

In order to maintain the highest standards in teaching, as well as to secure your students spot on the schedule we charge a monthly tuition regardless of missed lessons. If lessons are missed for any reason, you have 2 months to come in for a make-up lesson. You are also allowed to give that missed lesson to a friend or family member as a gift. Please note, if you know you will be gone a certain week, you are still responsible for monthly tuition.