“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato
FAQ- Simple Questions That We Get Asked All The Time.
Q: What does Portage Music Lessons Teach? A:We teach Guitar, Piano, Voice, Bass, Ukulele, Drums, Violin, Viola, Flute, Cello, Clarinet, Piccolo, Oboe, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Banjo, Mandolin and more!
Q:What are the cost of lessons? A:We do not post prices online because we like to talk to our students on the phone that way we have a better understanding of what they need before we tell them a price. We also regularly run specials and have different things going to encourage people to do lessons with us!
Q:What do I need to start lessons? A: Generally you will just need to have an instrument that is in good working order. Other than that we have everything provided that you will need to get started. We do have loaner instruments you may be able to use, if they are not already out on loan.
Q:Do you offer bi-weekly lessons? A:We are not currently taking in anymore biweekly lessons because they generally are hard to find someone else to take the other spot. It is hard for teachers and students to keep track of.
Q:What forms of payment do you take? A:Cash, Check, Credit Card, Venmo, PayPal,
Q:Do I have the same lesson time each week? A: Yes. Spots are weekly and we generally don’t differ from this. You may be asked to trade with another student for a different time but we try to give you 48 hours notice if someone needs to trade spots. We can bounce people if you have a crazy schedule but we try to make that the exception not the rule.
Q:If I miss a lesson, how do i make it up? A:All missed lessons need to be made up within 2 weeks of the missed date. If they are not made up you lose the lesson credit. Lessons are a flat rate per month, think of it as a dance or gymnastics plan, you pay a flat price if you use all your credits are not.
Q:Do you offer auto billing? A:Yes we offer auto billing. It is very easy to set up and we are slowly working on getting everybody moved over to auto billing.
Q:Is there a late fee for late payments? A:There is a $20 fee for all payments 14 days late. This must be paid before you are able to continue lessons. If a student is present week 3 with no payment the lesson will be refused.