Enrolment is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The maximum class size is 10 students for all classes. If a class is not full, My Musical Upbringing will accept registrations after the start date. Late registrants will pay a pro-rated cost based on the number of classes remaining in each Term.
All classes must be prepaid in full upon registration in order to secure a spot in class. Class fees are based on the following rate per class :
$ 15.50 per 30 minute class
$ 19.75 per 45 minute class
$ 24 per 60 minute class
Sibling Discount: Each additional sibling enrolled in a class receives a 15 percent discount off class fees. The sibling discount applies only for students who register for an entire session. Students who register partway through a session do no qualify for sibling discounts.
Please be aware that only the child registered in the program will be able to attend the classes. Alternate arrangements must be made for siblings (including on P.A. days).
Infants sleeping in car seats may accompany older siblings at no charge up to the age of three (3) months, after which they must be registered to attend their sibling's class.
Private Piano Lessons
Private lessons are tailored to meet individual needs. Please inquire directly to arrange an interview and placement. Note: there are no sibling rates available for private lessons.
Payment All fees must be prepaid in full upon registration in order to secure a spot in class. Cheques, email transfers and credit card (via PayPal) are accepted. Please note that credit card payments are required for all online registrations (returning students may pay with cheque or email transfer).
Please make cheques payable to My Musical Upbringing and mail to:
My Musical Upbringing
1971 Queen Street East, Ste. 202
Toronto, ON M4L 1H9
For all email transfers, please send all transfer details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your child’s name in the comment field for easy cross-reference.
Credit card payments are processed online through PayPal. You can register and pay online, or alternatively, a separate PayPal email request will be sent to you directly for online credit card payment.
My Musical Upbringing will charge a $ 25.00 (twenty-five dollar) administration fee to each NSF cheque received.
Refunds and Withdrawals
Written receipt of withdrawal is required before any refund can be issued. Withdrawals must be made before the second class of each Session in order to receive a pro-rated refund for the Session. No refunds will be issued after the second class of each Session.
Students are allowed to make up any missed classes on an alternate day that the class is offered. Please be aware that you may be required to attend class on a different day at a different time. All make-up classes are subject to space availability and must be arranged in advance with My Musical Upbringing. Missed classes must be made up within the same Session and cannot be carried over to the next Session. No refunds are given for student absences.
Class Changes and Cancellations
My Musical Upbringing reserves the right to cancel, postpone, reschedule, assign a substitute teacher or combine any program due to low enrolment, faculty changes, instructor illness, etc. If a program is cancelled due to insufficient enrolment, a refund will be issued prior to or after commencement.
Participation of Caregivers
Students enrolled in the Baby, Baby/Todder and Toddler classes must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. In the Preschooler classes, children 3 years old may be accompanied by a caregiver for the first class, however, the goal is for the children to attend unaccompanied. Children 4 years of age and older attend classes independently; open classes for parents are scheduled in December and June of the school year.
My Musical Upbringing reserves the right to de-enroll students for inappropriate conduct.
Privacy and Security
Your privacy is important to us. Any personally identifiable information collected from you by My Musical Upbringing is used only for registration purposes and to keep you informed of class changes and future program offerings. This information is kept strictly confidential and is never shared.
The use of cameras, video cameras and other recording devices in class is prohibited in order to ensure the privacy of students. Additionally, classes may not be observed by non-registered students or caregivers without prior approval by My Musical Upbringing. Any classes recorded or photographed by My Musical Upbringing will be for professional development purposes only; parents will be asked to approve such recordings in advance.
Changes to Policy
My Musical Upbringing reserves the right to change, modify or amend this policy at any time at its sole discretion. We will post any changes here.
Updated September 2018
your child’s musical education is at birth.