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Lessons and Fees

  • New students are accepted year round if space is available. There is no registration fee. 

  • We offer a Free 15-20 min Trial lesson / Consultation for all new students.  

  •  Lessons are offered weekly, in 30 minutes, 45 minutes, 60 minutes, and 90 minutes length. Students are expected to attend their lessons in a timely manner and with all of the lesson materials prepared.


  • The Tuition fee for the Regular lessons is charged monthly and is calculated based on number of lessons. It must be paid by the first lesson of each month to secure a weekly time slot in the studio's schedule. Please check your calendars for the correct number of monthly lesson days prior to paying lesson fees.

  • For students  who have irregular schedules and need more flexibility we offer Casual lessons. As a casual student you can book one or more lessons without an ongoing monthly commitment. Fees will be paid on as ‘Pay as You Go’ basis

  • We accept: cash, cheques, and interact transfers as a payment method.

  • If paying by cheque, please make cheques payable to: “Suren Amirkhanyan” for woodwind lessons,  and "Lilit Papoyan" for piano lessons

  • Please be advised that there will be $25 charge for NSF cheques. 

Rates for in-studio/online lessons are as follow:

*Recommended for the RCM exams and auditions  candidates  



  • 24 hour notice is required for cancellation. Special circumstances will be considered, please speak to your teacher to reschedule

  • If the student does not provide notice of absence it is considered as No Call/No Show.  There are no make-ups or refunds for No Call/No Shows.  The payment for the missed lesson cannot be applied to future lessons.

  • Wind Instrumentalists: If you forgot your instrument at school, it is not a reason to cancel your lesson! You are expected to borrow a studio instrument with sanitized mouthpieces. Clarinet and Saxophone students should bring their own spare reeds or they can borrow/buy reeds from their teacher.

  • We are flexible in our rescheduling policy but if we feel that our goodwill is being abused ,we reserve the right to cancel the student/teacher relationship.

  • In the event a lesson is canceled by the teacher, the lesson will be rescheduled at a time convenient for student and the teacher or will be credited towards the next month of lessons.  


Lessons termination


  • Termination of studies with the studio requires 30 days of written notice by text message or email. If no notice is given, tuition for one month remains due.

  • Teachers reserve the right to withdraw a student from lessons based on poor attitude and/or behaviour, numerous missed lessons, or difficult parents. 

Holidays and Closures


  • ​The studio is closed on Major Canadian Holidays including: New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day

Summer lessons


  • The studio is available for continuing lessons in the summer but on a more relaxed schedule. Fees will be paid on as ‘Pay as You Go’ basis or lessons will be offered in 4 to 8-week packages priced at a special reduced rate. 


Release Form


  • For promotion of the studio, we kindly request that you sign release forms so that we can record or take photo/video of our students during their lessons and public recitals.





  • Our annual studio recital provides our students with performance opportunities and a chance for the families to appreciate what all the hard work throughout the year lead to. There is an admission fee to cover venue rental, piano tuning, and other out of pocket expenses.


Piano accompaniment


  • Free piano accompaniment service will be provided  to our woodwind students for 2 rehearsals and studio recital performances.

  • Additional rehearsals, exam or audition day accompaniment requires a regular fees. Please ask the teacher for fees​.

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