East Valley School of Music

Group Class Contract Agreement


This Client Contract Agreement is made effective by and between East Valley School of Music and  

Student Name 1:  

Student Name 2:   

The parties hereby agree to the following:


Tuition is billed monthly* and is due by the 25th day of the preceding month (i.e. August tuition is due by July 25th, and so forth). East Valley School of Music is open year-round, but takes 1 week off for Spring Break in March, Summer Break in July, Fall Break in October, and Winter Break in December. Tuition is prorated during the first month of enrollment and for the number of classes scheduled each month. Group classes typically break in the summer for June and July, and in December for the holidays. No tuition is charged for these months.

                *Monthly billing does not apply for students enrolled in classes with a fixed period, as there is a one-time payment for tuition.

Please indicate that you agree with the Tuition Rates:



East Valley School of Music requires tuition payments to be collected automatically. Tuition payment must be received in full before the first lesson in the new month, and East Valley School of Music reserves the right to report unpaid tuition payments to a collection agency. There is a $20 late fee if tuition is not received by the last day of the month. Customers are required to fill out the Payment Method Form attached to this contract in order to enroll in lessons. Payment methods are listed below:

  • Bank Account: Customer provides a bank account and routing number. This method is preferable due to periodic changes in credit/debit cards, such as expired, cancelled, or declined cards, and clients who sign up with bank account payments will receive a $15 discount off their first payment, but must continue with this payment method for a period of at least 6 months or the $15 discount is forfeit.
  • Credit/Debit Card: Customer maintains current credit or debit card information on file. If a card is declined, invalid, or expired, East Valley School of Music will contact customer.

Please indicate that you agree with the Payment Policies:



East Valley School of Music sends out periodic emails with important announcements and updates. Please read these emails to stay informed and do not unsubscribe from our email list. Upon enrolling in lessons, you will be given your instructor’s contact information, including phone number and email address. If you need to cancel a lesson, please contact your instructor directly.

Missed Lessons

East Valley School of Music does not give refunds for missed lessons. Students who miss a lesson for any reason will have the opportunity to attend a group make-up class that will be held by their instructor once a month. Lessons cancelled by EVSM instructors will be rescheduled privately or taught by a substitute instructor.

Please indicate that you agree with the policies of Communication and Missed Lessons:


Instrument Requirement

Student is required to have an instrument as well as other necessary accessories. Having the proper instrument and accessories is essential to students’ progress. Please check with your instructor for a list of items needed.

Please indicate that you have the required instrument and accessories for your lesson choice:


Waiting Area & Lesson Observation

Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please keep children in the waiting area and do not leave children unattended in the hallways. While in the waiting area, please keep noise to a minimum. Parents are welcome to sit in on lessons at any time, but siblings, infants, and friends of students are not permitted to sit in on lessons as it is a distraction to both the student and the instructor and compromises the learning environment. Anyone other than parents or the student taking the lesson will be asked to leave the room.

Probation & Dismissal

Instructor will notify parent if student is consistently absent, not practicing, or misbehaving during classes. If issues are not resolved, student will be placed on a 4-week probationary period or be dismissed from East Valley School of Music.

Please indicate that you agree with these policies:



30-Day Notice of Withdrawal

There is an initial 2-month commitment requirement. East Valley School of Music requires a 30-day notice of withdrawal from lessons at any time. To withdraw, please inform your instructor and fill out a Notice of Withdrawal Form to turn in to the front office. If a student is unable to finish out the 30 days, the remaining lessons must be paid for in full.

Please indicate that you agree with the Withdrawal Policy:


Media Release

As part of developing a strong community of music-makers, we ask for your permission to showcase your child’s musical successes. East Valley School of Music may film or photograph your child during their lessons or performances. As your child’s parent/legal guardian, we are asking your permission for East Valley School of Music to use these photos/videos of your child for any legal use, including our website, social media, and print or digital marketing. No royalty, fee, or other compensation shall become payable to you for such use.
GRANT: For any and all performances, events, and activities sponsored by East Valley School of Music (EVSM), and for consideration which I acknowledge, I irrevocably grant to EVSM and EVSM’s assigns, licensees and successors the right to record, photograph, publish, stream live, broadcast, distribute, exhibit, digitize, copyright, license, transfer with or without consideration, reproduce, edit, or otherwise use my name, biographical information, recorded voice, or video, photograph, likeness and/or performance in print, television, radio, electronic media and all other forms and media now known or hereafter invented. I agree that such use can be for any purpose at EVSM’s discretion, including without limitation, education, trade or any commercial purpose throughout the world and in perpetuity. EVSM is permitted, although not obligated, to include my name as a credit in connection with such use.
RELEASE: I release EVSM and EVSM’s assigns, licensees and successors from any claims that may arise regarding the use of my image, name, biographical information and/or voice including any claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, or infringement of moral rights, rights of publicity or copyright.
EVSM is not obligated to utilize any of the rights granted in this Agreement.
I have read and understood the foregoing and I am over the age of 18. This Agreement expresses the complete understanding of the parties.

Do you agree to this optional Media Release?


I, , agree to the terms of this contract.

I understand that failure to comply with any of the terms of this contract may result in dismissal from East Valley School of Music.

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Signed by Mike Kaminski
Signed On: August 16, 2022

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Document name: Group Class Contract Agreement
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