The Song Spot -


General Policies The Song Spot does not accept responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged articles.

Teacher/Staff Information
  • All program teachers are highly trained, professionals in their field of specialization, have extensive teaching experience and have passed a police record check.
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Lesson Scheduling
All private lesson scheduling is done through the staff at the lesson counter. Changes cannot be made directly with your teacher.

Student Cancellations
  • 24 hours notice via email is necessary to receive no charge for a private lesson. If your child is ill in the morning before their lesson please email ASAP. Same day cancellations will be charge a fee of $10.50. No shows will be charged a full lesson charge of $23.00.
  • We are closed Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas (Dec 24, 25, 26), New Year's (Dec 31 & Jan 1), Family Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday, Victoria Day, Canada Day and Civic holiday. 
  • We are open during the Christmas holidays (2 weeks – excluding Dec 24, 25, 26, 31 & Jan 1) and the March Break (1 week). If the lesson counter is given a minimum of 2 days notice you will not be charged for your absence during these holidays.

Snow Days
In the event of inclement weather The Song Spot presents the following policy. If the Durham District School Board or Durham Catholic District School Board buses are cancelled students are welcome to email into the lesson department no later than 12 noon that day to cancel their lesson and receive a credit; requests for credits after this time will not be allowed. On the weekends the Music School Director will use his/her discretion to decide whether or not the snow day policy will take effect and if free cancellations will be permitted.

NSF Payments $20 charge will be applied to a student account for each NSF cheque received by the school.

Recitals and Special Events
Students must be actively enrolled in lessons in order to participate in recitals and/or special events.

Teacher Cancellations
If your teacher is not available for any reason a qualified supply teacher will fill in. If a supply teacher is not available you will receive a credit for the missed lesson.

If you are late you may only receive the balance of your lesson. If you are more than 15 minutes late your lesson will not be taught.

Stopping Lessons
The lesson counter should be informed of a student stopping 2 days prior to the last lesson. If there are lessons remaining they will be kept on file for up to one year. Refunds are not issued for remaining account balances.  Account balances can be transferable to other lessons, choirs, camps or groups. 

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