Fine Arts Academy
Registration opens Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 8:00 am!
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 $35 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 February 13/September 5
$133.33 due by March 13/October 3
45 minute: $600/semester OR
$200 due by 1st lesson
$200 due by February 13/September 5
$200 due by March 13/October 3
60 minute: $800/semester OR
$266.67 due by 1st lesson
$266.67 due by February 13/September 5
$266.67 due by March 13/October 3
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.
If you have more than 1 child and want to do the payment plan, please email Kim Jackson to ask her how much for each child and to get the link. firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would prefer to pay in FULL... register and pay online. (registration fee + semester fee)
If you would prefer to make payments... register and pay registration fee...if you already have a teacher, ask for the payment link, if not email email@example.com for first payment link.
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.
• 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 $245 for eight 30-minute lessons, $370 for eight 45-minute lessons, and $490 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.
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 student illness or death in the family. If a student misses more than once he/she may be asked to provide a doctor's note. Each teacher will handle scheduling make-up lessons with their students.
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.
Week 1: January 16
Week 2: January 23
Week 3: January 30
Week 4: February 6
Week 5: February 13
Week 6: February 20
Week 7: February 27
Week 8: March 6
Week 9: March 13
Week 10: March 20
Week 11: March 27
Week 12: April 3
Week 13: April 10
Make-Up Week: April 17 (Make-up)
End of Semester Recital: Sunday, May 1
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.
Week 1: August 7
Week 2: August 14
Week 3: August 21
Week 4: August 28
Week 5: September 4
Week 6: September 11
Week 7: September 18
Week 8: September 25
Week 9: October 2
Week 10: October 9
Week 11: October 16
Week 12: October 23
Week 13: November 6
End of Semester Recital: Sunday, November 10, 11 & 12
Make-Up Week: November 13