Kanata Music Centre
KMC 2018/19 School Policy


REGISTRATION:  A student's registration is complete when your online enrolment is approved by the KMC administration.  The registration fee, the class material fees and concert fees are non-refundable.

REGISTRATION FEES:  KMC’s registration fee is $38 with a maximum of $70 (family rate) per academic year.  Registration fees are non-refundable unless KMC cancels the class.

MONTHLY TUITION: A monthly tuition is associated with each class.  This is billed to your credit card on the first of each month (Aug & Oct-->June).  Senior keyboard and YGE registration do not have a monthly tuition. *September tuition is withdrawn on August 1/2018 or on the date of enrolment if after this date.

WITHDRAWAL:  Written notice of your intent to withdraw must be submitted before the end of the month. Upon confirmation: a withdrawal fee of $100 will be charged and you may continue to attend classes till the end of the month.  
*NOTE - Withdrawal before the start of your class in September - written notice must be received by end of day July 31, 2018 in order to receive a full refund, minus the registration fee.

DECLINED PAYMENT:  A $25 NSF fee is applied to a students account if more than one declined payment charge occurs within the academic year.

LESSON START DATE:  KMC reserves the right to postpone the start date of a group class.

CANCELLATION OF A CLASS: KMC reserves the right to cancel any class with low enrollment that has not started.  Every effort will be made to transfer the student to a similar class or offer an alternate option.

LENGTH OF LESSON FOR SMALL GROUPS:  KMC reserves the right to adjust the length of the lesson time at any point in the year should the size of the group class decrease.

MISSED GROUP LESSONS: Missed group lessons on your part (illness, vacations etc.) are not rescheduled or refunded.  

MISSED PRIVATE LESSONS:  A maximum of three private lessons can be rescheduled by the student provided that a minimum of 24 hours notice is given.  

WEATHER-RELATED LESSON CANCELLATION:  KMC does not make-up lessons for the FIRST weather-related cancellation.

GROUP MAKEUP CLASSES (cancelled by KMC) - Make up dates are identified on the school calendar. If you are unable to attend the makeup class it will not be rescheduled or refunded. Class times are announced 1 week prior to the date.

NEW - PRACTICE COACHING: Taught by students with a YGE Gr.7+/RCM Gr.6+ level and supervised by the director. They must be booked in advance and are non refundable.  

SWITCHING CLASSES/TEACHERS: One switch between days/classes/teachers per school year can be accommodated, after that an administrative charge of $25 will apply

*NOTE - The academic year is from September 1 to August 31.