Music Lessons Rates & Policy
Book Recording Sessions or Private Lessons in Drums, Songwriting, Production/Recording, Music Business, and more, held at a fully equipped studio in Warren, Michigan.
Record or receive instruction in songwriting, music theory, drums, percussion, production, piano, and music business concepts from an instructor with real-world experience in the industry touring, performing, recording, writing, and working with artists/institutions including Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Four Tops, Universal/Motown Records, Modern Drummer Magazine, Maurice White of Earth Wind & Fire, Lenny Pickett of Tower of Power/SNL, Questlove of The Roots, The Funk Brothers, Martha Reeves, The Miracles, The Dramatics, The Contours, Jerry Butler, Reginald Torian of The Impressions, Melvin Davis, Spyder Turner, Pat Lewis, J.J. Barnes, Carolyn Crawford, Dennis Coffey, The Velvelettes, Chairmen of the Board, James Jamerson Jr., McKinley Jackson, Dennis Edwards, Joe “Pep” Harris, Buddy Smith, and many more. Receive instruction lesson plans created specifically for you to help you read, play, record, and write music. Create your own recordings and videos in a fully equipped recording studio environment
Trial Lesson = $45/hour, $25/half-hour. These trial lessons are for first-time students to decide if the lessons are right for them.
Weekly Lesson Plan (Hour Lessons): $60/hour
Weekly Lesson Plan (1/2 Hour Lessons): $30/half-hour
Lesson Plans are billed in sets of four lessons, automatically renewing upon completion of the fourth lesson. Credit Card payments are processed securely through Stripe.
Students can withdraw from Lesson Plans with 1 week’s advance notice, any unused lessons after said week can be refunded.
Individually Scheduled Lessons: $70/hour, $40/half-hour
Students must give instructor at least three days advance notice for any lesson cancellations. Notice must be sent via e-mail or text message. If students cancel with less than three days advance notice, they will be billed for the lesson. Cancellation of lessons due to weather will be up to the discretion of the instructor.
Instructor must also give three days advance notice for any lesson cancellations. Notice must be sent via e-mail or text message. If instructor cancels with less than three days advance notice, student will be credited with one free lesson. Lessons that the instructor cancels due to extreme weather will not apply to this policy.
WITHDRAWING FROM A LESSON PLAN:
Students can always withdraw from a lesson plan with one week’s advance notice. Unused lessons will be refunded, or can be held in a student’s account for future use. Unused lessons can also be transferred to another student as a gift.
Payments can be made by Credit/Debit Card, with any refund(s) processed using the same card.
Lesson Plans are automatically renewed after the fourth lesson of each 4-Lesson package.
LIABILITY AND STUDENT PROTECTION:
In order to create a safe learning environment for all students, parents/guardians of students under the age of 18 are welcomed to sit in on lessons should the parent/guardian choose.
Music lessons are a low-risk endeavor. However, instructor is not liable for any injury that students sustain while on/in the premises of the lesson studio.