Bassology's Student Policy

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HOURS:  
Monday-Friday 10:00AM to 8:00PM   Saturday – 8:00AM to 4:00PM   Sunday – by appointment

LESSONS:
Bassology is an educational institution designed to foster serious study of music and electric bass and to enable students to function as performing artists Bassology reserves the right to discontinue a student at any time.

RATES:
Lesson rates are as follows, and subject to change:
$35 per half hour/$70 per hour at Bassology for regular weekly students
$80 per hour for non weekly students.
$80 per hour for Skype lessons – Payments to be made in advance through Pay Pal
Skype ID:  bassology1
Pay Pal ID:  ant_wellington@hotmail.com
For lessons at locations other than Bassology that require travel, please contact for details.
Payment is accepted by cash or check made payable to Wellington Music Services, LLC   There will be a $25 fee charged on all return checks.
Rates subject to change.

Absence/Cancellation Policies:
Regular weekly student
Lesson is at the same time/day every week.
Payment for regular students is required at the beginning of the month
Payment is expected for all scheduled lessons for regular weekly students, whether attended or not.
Bassology is not obligated to make-up lessons or credit for missed lessons.   
Students who are late for their scheduled lesson can not be guaranteed their full lesson length.
Permanent cancellation of lessons requires a month notice.  Payment is expected for a full month after notice is given.

Non-Weekly Student/Skype students:
***Please make sure you have a strong internet connection and that your Skype is operational if you are new to Skype PRIOR to your lesson time.  If the lesson begins and you are unable to make your Skype function correctly, you will still be charged for the lesson time.
It is suggested to have either a pencil and paper with you and/or a voice recorder. 
A mini dry erase board is optional.
All lessons are scheduled in Eastern Standard Time
Once the lesson is scheduled, it is important to attend this lesson.
*Send Anthony a contact request through Skype to Skype ID:  bassology1
*Wait for Anthony to contact you at the appointed time of your lesson.
Lessons cancelled 48 hours or more before the lesson are not subject to charge.
For lessons cancelled within 48 hours, a charge equal to a one hour lesson is expected.
If lessons are bi-weekly, the schedule cycle will begin the da of the first lesson and continue EVERY OTHER WEEK, until notice of discontinuation is received.  Please note that if a lesson is cancelled or a make-up is given on a different day, the ORIGINAL bi-weekly schedule remains in effect.
If your Skype Lesson is via a Gift Certificate, it is only valid for 1 year from date of purchase.

ILLNESS:
Since I am a professional musician, my livelihood depends on my good health.  Illness for me is a major problem, because it means cancelled concerts, lessons and lost income.  Please do not come to your lesson if you have a cold, or are sick with some other possibly contagious disease

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