Music Academy

The Fine Arts Department is excited to offer private music lessons during the 2022-2023 school year! Please see important information, including registration instructions, below. Questions? Contact Mr. Taylor Nelson, Fine Arts Director, at Taylor.Nelson@BenLippen.com.

Registration

  • Registration Link
  • Piano and strings lessons are open to any Ben Lippen student in kindergarten through 12th grade. Lessons will take place at all three campuses.
  • Guitar and drum lessons are open to any Ben Lippen student in grades 3-12. Lessons will take place at the Monticello Road campus.
  • Voice, brass, and woodwind lessons are open to any Ben Lippen student in grades 5-12. Lessons will take place at the Monticello Road campus.
  • Students register for private lessons on a semester basis:
    • Each semester will include 15 lessons.
    • Each lesson will be 30 minutes.
    • Music Academy tuition of $600 per semester will be charged through FACTS.

Schedule

  • Fall Semester 2022 lessons will take place between August 22 and December 16.
    • Registration opens on May 19, 2022.
  • Spring Semester 2023 lessons will take place between January 9 and May 5.
    • Registration opens on October 17, 2022.
  • Registered students will be assigned a weekly private lesson at one of the following times. Scheduling is subject to change at the discretion of the Ben Lippen School administration.
    • Lower School ā€“ Recess, Music Class, After School
    • Middle School ā€“ Study Hall, Morning Break, Flight Group, Music Class, After School
    • High School ā€“ Study Hall, Family Group, Music Class, After School

Policies

  • Make-up lessons will only be given in the event of an instructor’s absence or school closure.
  • Students who have a pre-planned absence should provide 24-hour courtesy notice to their private lesson instructors. Make-up lessons will not be given for student absences.
  • Students who enroll after the start of the semester are responsible to pay for a full semester. However, the instructor is only responsible to provide one lesson per week remaining in the semester.
  • Private lessons are a semester-long commitment. Students who drop out of lessons before the conclusion of the semester will be billed for a full semester.
  • Students registered for private lessons must have access to their private lesson instrument at home. Students are expected to practice at home in preparation for their weekly lessons.
  • The private lessons fee does not include music method books. Students are responsible for purchasing the materials recommended by the instructor.

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