December 1st, 2019

December News

Hello everyone! Happy Holidays, it’s the most wonderful time of the year here at NSMA – lots of holiday music and cheer. We’ve got a busy month, here are some reminders of what we’ve got going on.

Winter Holiday Recital: Our annual Winter Holiday Recital will be held Saturday December 14th at 3:00pm at Aldersgate Church. There is a $15.00 per student performance fee, there is no fee for audience members. The recital fee will be put on your December invoice. We DO have lessons the week following the recital. Please let me know if you have any questions!

Winter Break: We will have NO LESSONS Friday December 20 through Saturday January 4. Lessons will resume with the same schedule as the fall on Sunday January 5. If you/your student will need a new lesson day/time for the Spring Semester, please contact me ASAP to discuss scheduling. If you will miss any lessons that do not fall under the Winter Break dates, the normal cancelation policy will still apply.

Online Calendar: If you’re ever unsure of recital dates or holidays that we may/may not have lessons, I do have an online calendar with all of the dates listed for the 2019/20 school year. And of course, you can always email me with any questions you have!

Tuition Payment Reminder: Tuition payments are due the first lesson of every month with a grace period until the 10th of the month. If tuition is received after the 10th of the month, a $25.00 late fee will be assessed. Please drop off your payment with your student at lesson, pay online through your invoice, send the payment in the mail or you can drop it off anytime in the secure white drop box attached to the mailbox. Please do not come up to the studio to drop off payment if it is not during your student’s lesson time, and please do not come up to the main house at any time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

New Students: We will have very limited openings for new students for the 2020 Spring Semester! Please contact me at megan.e.felts@gmail.com or (907) 500-7455 for more information. Please note – once fully booked, I will start a wait list for new students.

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November 1st, 2019

November News

Hello everyone! Thank you to all who performed in our Halloween Recital – I had a BLAST and was thrilled with everyone’s performances. And we get to do it all again in 6 weeks for our annual Winter Holiday Recital – no rest for the weary here! Please read the below reminders/information for this month and looking forward to next month.

Thanksgiving Holiday: There will be NO LESSONS held Thursday November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We DO have lessons on all the other days that week, including the Wednesday before and the Sunday after. If you/your student will be missing lessons on a regularly scheduled day, please let me know as soon as possible, the normal cancelation policy will still apply.

Winter Holiday Recital: Our annual Winter Holiday Recital will be held Saturday December 14th at 3:00pm at Aldersgate Church. There is a $15.00 per student performance fee, there is no fee for audience members. The recital fee will be put on your December invoice. We DO have lessons the week following the recital. Please let me know if you have any questions!

Winter Break: We will have NO LESSONS Friday December 20 through Saturday January 4. Lessons will resume with the same schedule as the fall on Sunday January 5. If you/your student will need a new lesson day/time for the Spring Semester, please contact me ASAP to discuss scheduling.

Online Calendar: If you’re ever unsure of recital dates or holidays that we may/may not have lessons, I do have an online calendar with all of the dates listed for the 2019/20 school year. And of course, you can always email me with any questions you have!

Tuition Payment Reminder: Tuition payments are due the first lesson of every month with a grace period until the 10th of the month. If tuition is received after the 10th of the month, a $25.00 late fee will be assessed. Please drop off your payment with your student at lesson, pay online through your invoice, send the payment in the mail or you can drop it off anytime in the secure white drop box attached to the mailbox. Please do not come up to the studio to drop off payment if it is not during your student’s lesson time, and please do not come up to the main house at any time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

New Students: We will have very limited openings for new students for the 2019 Fall Semester! Please contact me at megan.e.felts@gmail.com or (907) 500-7455 for more information. Please note – once fully booked, I will start a wait list for new students as well as for the 2020 Spring Semester.

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October 1st, 2019

October News

Hello everyone! We’re coming into the half-way point of our fall semester here at NSMA and I’m super excited about how our first recital of the 2019/20 school year is coming along! We’ve got some fantastic numbers and everyone is working very hard to get their songs down, I think it’s going to be a great show! Below are some important reminders for this month as well as looking ahead at the rest of the fall semester.

Halloween Recital: Our first recital of the 2019/20 school year will be our annual Halloween Recital on SATURDAY 10/26 at 3:00pm. For those students performing in the recital, the $15.00 per student performance fee has been added to your October invoice. Reminder – ALL students performing MUST be dressed in costume to match your song – you do not need to purchase a new costume, you can always look in your closets and get creative! Please let me know if you have any questions!

Adult’s Evening of Music: We are going to be having our musical gathering for our adult students again on Saturday 10/19 5:00-7:00pm at the studio, we had a blast last spring and hope to continue and make a new tradition here at NSMA. All adults interested in participating should contact me asap to sign up (cost is $5.00/person). It is potluck style apps, so please let me know what you would like to bring in terms of food and drinks. Please let me know if you have any questions!!

Yes to Lessons: We DO have lessons on ALL Sunday/Monday one-day holidays, so for this month we DO have lessons on Monday October 14 Columbus Day and Thursday October 31 Halloween. Please let me know if you/your student will not be attending lessons on either day, the normal cancelation policy will still apply.

Tuition Payment Reminder: Tuition payments are due the first lesson of every month with a grace period until the 10th of the month. If tuition is received after the 10th of the month, a $25.00 late fee will be assessed. Please drop off your payment with your student at lesson, pay online through your invoice, send the payment in the mail or you can drop it off anytime in the secure white drop box attached to the mailbox. Please do not come up to the studio to drop off payment if it is not during your student’s lesson time, and please do not come up to the main house at any time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

New Students: We will have very limited openings for new students for the 2019 Fall Semester! Please contact me at megan.e.felts@gmail.com or (907) 500-7455 for more information. Please note – once fully booked, I will start a wait list for new students.

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September 1st, 2019

September News

Hello everyone and welcome to the 2019 Fall Semester! I am so glad to see everyone back for lessons this fall, the first couple of weeks always seem to take a little bit of time to get back into the swing of things, but hopefully by now we’ve all settled into the new routine. Below are some important updates and reminders for this month.

Halloween Recital: Our first recital of the 2019/20 school year will be our annual Halloween Recital on SATURDAY 10/26 at 3:00pm. Recital letters will be handed out the first week of September, all students wishing to participate in the recital must register for the recital by 9/20. The $15.00 per student performance fee will be added to your October invoice. Please let me know if you have any questions!

Yes to Lessons: We DO have lessons on ALL Sunday/Monday one-day holidays, so for this month we DO have lessons on Monday Sept. 2nd (Labor Day). Please let me know if you/your student will not be attending lessons that day, the normal cancelation policy will still apply.

Tuition Payment Reminder: Tuition payments are due the first lesson of every month with a grace period until the 10th of the month. If tuition is received after the 10th of the month, a $25.00 late fee will be assessed. Please drop off your payment with your student at lesson, send the payment in the mail or you can drop it off anytime in the secure white drop box attached to the mailbox. Please do not come up to the studio to drop off payment if it is not during your student’s lesson time, and please do not come up to the main house at any time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

New Students: We will have limited openings for new students for the 2019 Fall Semester! Please contact me at megan.e.felts@gmail.com or (907) 500-7455 for more information. Please note – once fully booked, I will start a wait list for new students.

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August 1st, 2019

August News

Hello everyone! We are now finishing up our 2019 Summer Semester and this month will be starting our 2019 Fall Semester. I’ve enjoyed the relaxing pace of summer lessons but am looking forward to gearing back up for the school year and getting into the thick of it with fall lessons! Below are some very important reminders for this month.

Summer/Fall: The last day of the Summer Semester is Saturday August 17th. Fall lessons begin Sunday August 18th. Please let me know ASAP if you/your student is going to miss any lessons in August, the normal cancelation policy will still apply.

Business Hours: Summer Business Hours – Sat/Sun/Mon 12:00-7:00pm. Fall Business Hours – Sun/Mon/Tue/Wed/Thur 12:00-7:30pm. Closed all other days and times.

First Fall Tuition Payment: The first 2019 Fall Semester tuition payment is due by AUG. 15th to fully reserve the time slot for the fall semester. Students taking summer lessons your August invoice will include the entire month and be due the first lesson of the month as normal. Please contact me with any questions you have regarding August’s tuition. All other tuition payments are due as normal (see below).

Tuition Payment Reminder: Tuition payments are due the first lesson of every month with a grace period until the 10th of the month. If tuition is received after the 10th of the month, a $25.00 late fee will be assessed. Please drop off your payment with your student at lesson, send the payment in the mail or you can drop it off anytime in the secure white drop box attached to the mailbox. Please do not come up to the studio to drop off payment if it is not during your student’s lesson time, and please do not come up to the main house at any time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Other Important Reminders/Updates: There will be a Fall Letter handed out in lessons and emailed the first week of the Fall Semester starting Aug. 18 with important information and dates. This is also available for download online on the 18th under the Current Students/Documents tabs. Please be sure to read this carefully and mark all important dates on your calendar!

New Students: We will have limited openings for new students for the 2019 Fall Semester! Please contact me at megan.e.felts@gmail.com or (907) 500-7455 for more information. Please note – with very limited openings for new students, I expect to be fully booked for the fall before the end of the month. Once fully booked, I will start a wait list for new students.

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