Fine Arts Academy

Providing music lessons in Opelika/Auburn where Christ is honored and students are challenged and inspired to develop their God-given talents for the glory and service of God.

The Fine Arts Academy provides opportunities for private and/or group lessons. Lessons are offered in the areas of piano, voice, guitar, brass, woodwinds, strings, and percussion. Our experienced instructors are highly qualified in their individual areas. A comfortable waiting area is provided for parents with closed-circuit TV of all lesson rooms, free Wi-Fi, coffee and bottled water. We encourage parents to stay during lessons in this room in case of emergencies, and because there is no supervision of students before or after lessons.

 

Private Music Instruction

Music instruction is adapted to the development and progress of each student. Lessons are offered for 30, 45 and 60 minutes. An annual non-refundable registration fee of $25 must accompany the application/enrollment form or online registration and is good for three semesters. Tuition is payable by the semester or by the month. Please choose one of the following on your registration form.

 

30 minute: $400/semester OR

$133.33 due by 1st lesson

$133.33 due by March 1st/September 5th

$133.33 due by April 1st/October 3rd

45 minute: $600/semester OR

$200 due by 1st lesson

$200 due by March 1st/September 5th

$200 due by April 1st/October 3rd

60 minute: $800/semester OR

$266.67 due by 1st lesson

$266.67 due by March 1st/September 5th

$266.67 due by April 1st/October 3rd

Student may start mid-semester if there are openings.

Tuition will be pro-rated. Students are expected to buy

instruction books as needed.

A family that has multiple children can pay $375 per

child starting with the second child taking 30 minute

lessons. Call the Academy for 45 and 60 minute prices.

Come to the church office to pay if you are paying any amount other than the full amount for tuition.

 
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SCHEDULE

Lessons are scheduled Monday - Friday. Students are assigned to instructors and classes based on 1) paid registration date 2) new or returning student 3) time preference, instructor availability, etc.

SEMESTERS

• Fall Semester – Open Registration begins mid-July. During Priority Registration, current summer students, then past spring students have preference for their same lesson time/day. No lessons on Labor Day.

 

• Spring Semester - Online registration begins in early December. Semester is late January through early May.

 

• Summer Semester - Registration opens in early May. Instruction starts the day after Memorial Day for 10 weeks. Begin anytime and enjoy flexible scheduling of lessons by communicating directly with instructors for days off. Students must commit to a total of 4, 6, or 8 hours of lesson time during the semester. Summer semester is $235 for eight 30-minute lessons, $345 for eight 45-minute lessons, and $455 for eight 60-minute lessons. Prorated tuition is available for late starts.

 

There are two annual recitals held on a Sunday at the end of the Spring and Fall semesters.

 

MAKE-UP LESSONS

Students are responsible for contacting the instructor if a lesson will be missed. Instructors must be notified a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the lesson time for make-up eligibility. Please notify the Academy office if you are unable to contact him/ her. Lessons missed due to the instructor are his/ her responsibility. Excused absences are: a) student illness b) extreme emergency c) death in the family. Each teacher will handle scheduling make-up lessons with their students.

 

WITHDRAWAL POLICY

Please talk to the Academy Director if a student wishes to withdraw from the Academy before the end of the semester. Refunds can be given for the balance of the semester in most situations.

 

Schedule

2022

Spring Semester

Week 1: January 24

Week 2: January 31

Week 3: February 7

Week 4: February 14

Week 5: February 21

Week 6: February 28

Week 7: March 7

Week 8: March 14

Week 9: March 21

Week 10: March 28

Week 11: April 4

Week 12: April 11

Week 13: April 18

Make-Up Week: April 25 (Make-up)

End of Semester Recital: Sunday, May 1

Summer Semester

Semester starts the day after Memorial Day for 10 weeks. Begin anytime and enjoy flexible scheduling of lessons by communicating directly with instructors for days off.

Fall Semester

Week 1: August 8

Week 2: August 15

Week 3: August 22

Week 4: August 29

Week 5: September 5

Week 6: September 12

Week 7: September 19

Week 8: September 26

Week 9: October 3

Week 10: October 10

Week 11: October 17

Week 12: October 24

Week 13: October 31

Make-Up Week: November 7

End of Semester Recital: Sunday, November 13

 

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301 S 8th St, Opelika, AL 36801, USA

(334) 745-5715