• Policies

    All communication is done through email- please ensure that admin@adrianjones.org is added to your contact list so that you receive all communication from us!

    Payment​ ​Policy

    Lessons are paid for in advance on the first of each month for the upcoming month's lessons. A late payment fee will be applied to overdue accounts.

     

    There​ ​are​ ​4​ ​payment​ ​options​ ​for​ ​lessons:

     

    1. Visa​ ​or​ ​Mastercard​ ​automatic​ ​monthly​ ​billing.​ ​​ ​An​ ​invoice​ ​will​ ​be​ ​issued​ ​whenever​ ​any​ ​charge​ ​is​ ​made. Credit card will be automatically charged on the first of each month for the upcoming month's lessons.

     

    2. Post-dated​ ​cheques​ ​in​ ​advance​ ​for​ ​the​ ​term​ ​(must​ ​be​ ​dated​ ​for​ ​the​ ​1st​ ​of​ ​each month).​ Please make​ ​cheques​ ​payable​ ​to​ ​“​AJMS”. Please​ ​write​ ​the​ ​student’s​ ​First​ ​and​ ​Last​ ​name​ ​in​ ​the​ ​memo​ ​area​ ​of​ ​the​ ​cheques **There​ ​will​ ​be​ ​a​ ​$30​ ​charge​ ​for​ ​all​ ​NSF​ ​cheques.**

     

    3. Cash,​ ​EMT​ ​or​ ​Cheque​ ​for​ ​the​ entire ​term​ ​in​ ​advance​ .

     

    4. Paypal​ ​for​ ​the​ ​term​ ​in​ ​advance.​ ​​ ​This​ ​can​ ​also​ ​be​ ​done​ ​through​ ​the​ ​student​ ​portal.
     

    We​ ​can​ ​no​ ​longer​ ​accept​ ​weekly​ ​or​ ​monthly​ ​cash​ ​payments​ ​or​ ​extend​ ​credit.​ ​​ ​All lessons​ ​must​ ​be​ ​paid​ ​in​ ​advance.

    If​ ​you​ ​decide​ ​to​ ​stop​ ​lessons​ ​at​ ​some​ ​point​ ​during​ ​the​ ​term,​ ​your​ ​unused​ ​prepayment​ ​will​ ​be returned,​ ​but​​ ​one​ ​month’s​ ​notice​ ​is​ ​required​​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​fill​ ​your​ ​spot.

    Attendance Policy

    If​ ​students​ ​are​ ​unable​ ​to​ ​attend​ ​a​ ​scheduled​ ​lesson,​ they​ ​must​ ​notify​ ​the​ ​school​ ​at admin@adrianjones.org​​ ​no​ ​later​ ​than​ ​​9:00am​ ​​on​ ​lesson​ ​day​ ​to​ ​qualify​ ​for​ ​a​ ​makeup​ ​lesson during​ ​makeup​ ​week​ ​at​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​the​ ​term.​ ​​ ​Please​ ​do​ ​not​ ​notify​ ​the​ ​teacher,​ ​admin​ ​will make​ ​sure​ ​they​ ​are​ ​informed.

    A ​maximum of one absence per term will be honoured for rescheduling during makeup week​ ​provided​ ​proper​ ​notice​ ​has​ ​been​ ​given. Any absences beyond that will be forfeited lessons.

    If​ ​you​ ​have​ ​more​ ​than​ ​one​ ​student​ ​at​ ​the​ ​school​ ​and​ ​wish​ ​for​ ​the​ ​other​ ​student​ ​to​ ​take​ ​the lesson,​ ​this​ ​is​ ​permitted​ ​but​ ​it​ ​is​ ​required​ ​that​ ​you​ ​let​ ​us​ ​know​ ​by​ ​9:00am​ ​on​ ​the​ ​day​ ​of​ ​the lesson​ ​so​ ​that​ ​alternate​ ​lesson​ ​plans​ ​can​ ​be​ ​done​ ​by​ ​the​ ​teacher​ ​and​ ​time​ ​isn’t​ ​spent planning​ ​for​ ​a​ ​lesson​ ​that​ ​isn’t​ ​happening.

     

    Dates​ ​for​ ​makeup​ ​lesson​ ​week​ ​can​ ​be​ ​found​ ​on​ ​the​ ​term​ ​breakdown​ ​sheet.​

    It​ ​is​ ​the​ ​parent​ ​or​ ​student’s​ ​responsibility​ ​to​ ​arrange​ ​in​ ​advance​ ​for​ ​makeup​ ​lesson​ ​times during​ ​that​ ​week.​ ​Spots​ ​are​ ​limited​ ​and​ ​are​ ​therefore​ ​booked​ ​on​ ​a​ ​first​ ​come​ ​first​ ​served basis.​ ​​

    ​Booking​ ​makeup​ ​lessons​ ​is​ ​done​ ​through​ ​the​ ​AJMS​ ​portal http://login.mymusicstaff.com​​ ​and​ ​can​ ​be​ ​booked​ ​as​ ​soon​ ​as​ ​you​ ​give​ ​appropriate​ ​notice​ ​of​ ​a makeup.​ ​​ ​Makeup​ ​lessons​ ​cannot​ ​be​ ​held​ ​over​ ​to​ ​the​ ​next​ ​term​ ​or​ ​credited​ ​toward​ ​the​ ​next term​ ​and​ ​must​ ​be​ ​booked​ ​in​ ​advance​ ​to​ ​be​ ​scheduled​ ​over​ ​the​ ​makeup​ ​week.​ ​​ ​If​ ​your teacher​ ​must​ ​cancel​ ​a​ ​scheduled​ ​lesson,​ ​the​ ​student​ ​will​ ​be​ ​credited​ ​a​ ​rescheduled​ ​lesson.

    Inclement Weather Policy

    In​ ​the​ ​event​ ​that​ ​the​ ​school​ ​board​ ​chooses​ ​not​ ​to​ ​run​ ​their​ ​buses,​ ​please​ ​assume​ ​that scheduled​ ​lessons​ ​​will​​ ​continue​ ​as​ ​usual.​ ​If​ ​the​ ​weather​ ​continues​ ​to​ ​deteriorate​ ​during​ ​the course​ ​of​ ​the​ ​morning​ ​we​ ​may​ ​decide​ ​to​ ​switch all lessons to Skype lessons for that particular day.​ ​ A​ ​decision will​ ​be​ ​made​ ​by​ ​1:00pm​ ​and​ ​a​ ​notice​ ​will​ ​be​ ​posted​ ​in​ ​the​ ​AJMS​ ​portal​ ​at http://login.mymusicstaff.com
    Please​ ​keep​ ​in​ ​mind​ ​that​ ​in​ ​most​ ​cases,​ ​your​ ​teacher​ ​has​ ​come​ ​in​ ​from​ ​out​ ​of​ ​town​ ​for​ ​your lesson.​ ​Lessons​ ​missed​ ​due​ ​to​ ​weather​ ​will​ ​only​ ​be​ ​made​ ​up​ ​if​ ​the​ ​Adrian​ ​Jones​ ​Music School​ ​cancels​ ​lessons​ ​for​ ​the​ ​day.

    If you are doing in person lessons, please add your Skype address to your profile to be used in the event of inclement weather. Any questions or concerns, please let us know.

    Referral Policy

    90%​ ​of​ ​our​ ​students​ ​find​ ​us​ ​through​ ​referrals​ ​from​ ​friends.​ ​There​ ​are​ ​generally​ ​a​ ​few​ ​spots available​ ​for​ ​lessons​ ​with​ ​each​ ​teacher.​ ​For​ ​every​ ​student​ ​you​ ​refer​ ​and​ ​who​ ​signs​ ​up​ ​for​ ​a minimum​ ​of​ ​a​ ​month,​ ​you​ ​will​ ​be​ ​credited​ ​one​ ​free​ ​lesson.​ ​​ ​Please​ ​have​ ​them​ ​mention​ ​your name​ ​when​ ​they​ ​register.​ ​​ ​​ ​Lessons​ ​available​ ​for ​Guitar,​ ​Bass,​ ​Ukulele,​ ​Piano,​ ​Drums, Violin,​ ​Voice​ ​and​ ​Theory.