$90, 110, 125.

Monthly rates

Rates are calculated by a 4-week month. Rate remains the same for 5-week month or month holiday (3-week month).

  • The $90 rate includes a 30-minute weekly lesson, recommended for beginning children, ages 5-10.
  • The $110 rate includes a 45-minute weekly lesson, recommended for beginning adults and children, ages 11-17.
  • The $125 rate includes a 60-minute weekly lesson, recommended for advanced level adolescents and adults, learning upper-level music theory and compositions.

Rates include startup materials and ongoing supplies. Payments are received via cash or personal check.

Free consultation

Meet Sue for a free consultation and preview. Students entering at the intermediate or advanced levels can play a selected piece to demonstrate skill level. 


personalized curriculum

Sue will search for the available sheet music, order, and provide it at a following lesson. Students reimburse Sue for personalized sheet music. 




annual Registration fee

Students pay an annual registration fee in Fall. The fee will reserve a lesson space in Dolce studio for the school year (September-May). This fee is non-refundable. The fee is used to cover additional costs for theory games, teaching aids, Fall and Spring recitals, and transportation or shipping fees for acquiring personalized curriculum.


Family Discounts

First family member* receives the regular monthly rate. Additional family members each receive a $10 discount per month.

*A "family member" is considered nuclear family (i.e. spouse, child, sibling) and must be enrolled at the same time. 




Cancellations and late payments

Students are required to provide 24-hour advance notice for cancellations and rescheduling. A refund or rescheduling will not be provided if 24-hour notice is not provided. 

Payment is due at the first lesson of the month. Payments are considered late after the 10th day of the month. Late payments will receive a $10 late fee.