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Join us at Laurier

Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


To register please arrange with your instructor a mutually agreeable time slot for the coming year. Following this conversation please complete the online registration form.

If you are a new student please email laurierstringacademy@wlu.ca to be paired with an instructor.

Payment Options

Pre-registration:

  • $250 by June 8th to secure lesson time

Two payments:

  • Semester one tuition due by Sept. 3, 2019
  • Semester two tuition due by Dec. 1, 2019

One payment:

  • Entire year tuition due by Sept. 3, 2019

Accompanists

Laurier String Academy fees cover the cost of accompanists for group classes and concerts. Any additional time spent with a Laurier String Academy accompanist must be paid directly to the accompanist by the family based on a disclosed hourly rate.

Withdrawal Policy

If you wish to discontinue lessons for the winter/spring term, a request must be made in writing no later than December 1st. Remaining tuition fees will be refunded to you minus a $250 deposit.

After that date, no refunds will be made.

Extended illness or other compassionate reasons for withdrawal will be considered by the Artistic Director on a case-by-case basis.

Missed Lessons

Conforming with the guidelines of the of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association, there will be no adjustment for missed lessons at any time. Lessons missed by instructors will be rescheduled during make-up weeks in June, or at a mutually convenient time. In the case of extended teacher illness, LSA will provide a replacement instructor to deliver the lessons.

School Administration Act

"A child is excused from attendance at school if he/she is absent from school for the purpose of receiving instruction in music and the period of absence does not exceed one-half day in any week."

The School Administration Act, Section 6, Subsection 2.

Secondary School Credits

Students studying with the Royal Conservatory of Music or Conservatory Canada may be eligible to earn credits toward their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Ask your instructor for details.

School Closure

The LSA will be closed and lessons cancelled when Wilfrid Laurier University has officially closed for the day. In each case the closure announcement and reopening time will be communicated to you by the instructor. Lessons cancelled due to severe weather events will be rescheduled during make-up weeks in June, or at a mutually convenient time.

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