• Policies

    Payment​ ​Policy

    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).​ ​Amounts​ ​for​ ​each​ ​month​ ​can​ ​be​ ​found​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Term​ ​Breakdown.​ ​Please make​ ​cheques​ ​payable​ ​to​ ​“​Adrian​ ​Jones​”. 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​ ​(see​ ​term​ ​breakdown).


    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.

    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.

    A ​maximum of one absence per term will be honoured for rescheduling during makeup week​ ​provided​ ​proper​ ​notice​ ​has​ ​been​ ​given.

    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​ ​cancel​ ​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.

    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.