TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION
Powell River Academy of Music
The Powell River Academy of Music, founded in 1981, is a non-profit community music school offering excellence in arts education to students of all ages. Through its training programs in music, dance and theatre, the Academy Concert Series and the International Choral Kathaumixw Festival, the Academy has become an important part of the cultural life of Powell River.
Students through their interaction with teachers, colleagues and master performers acquire a high standard of musicianship and a love of music enriching them for life. Many students have continued on to a successful career in music.
Registration for all classes and private instruction begins the first Tuesday after the Labour Day weekend from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Powell River Academy of Music. There is an annual registration fee of $28.00 per student or $43.00 per family. This fee is non-refundable. Classes follow the school calendar recognizing holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Break and Easter. Classes do take place on school Pro-D days.
Questions regarding your account may be discussed by making an appointment with the registrar.
It is the policy of the Powell River Academy of Music that all fees are payable in advance. Tuition for classes and individual lessons is due and payable before the commencement of lessons. The Academy accepts Visa, Mastercard, cash, debit or 10 postdated cheques dated the first day of each month from September 1 until June 1 inclusive. Lessons can commence once arrangement for payment has been established at the office. No lessons will be taught when past or current tuition fees are outstanding.
Receipts will be emailed to the address provided. Please retain these for your records.
When lessons are cancelled because of statutory holidays or by the teacher, the teacher will provide make-up lessons or credit, whichever is mutually agreed upon.
The school is not under any obligation to provide refunds or make-up lessons unless the teacher cancels lessons. In the event the student needs to cancel a lesson 24 hours notice is required. There will be a charge for lessons if notice of cancellation is not given.