Frequently Asked Questions.
Student tuition covers preparation and instruction time offered by the instructor. This includes the selection and purchasing of select repertoire, the development of the tailored curriculum, researching best practices for individual learning styles, the instructor’s training and experience, supplemental materials such as tuners and metronomes, and memberships to organizations which will ultimately catapult the student to new levels of performance.
Additionally, students are afforded amenities in the Conservatory to enhance their experience and excitement while learning music.
While tuition covers everything listed above, there are a few things tuition doesn’t cover:
- Select Performances
- Books the student will need to study from at home
- Required items for the upkeep of the instrument of choice
Enrollment is on a month-to-month basis. To experience true growth in the instrument of choice, we recommend studying for at least six months to one year. Most students are able to perform a recognizable song within three months.
The online learning fee is added to the cost of the monthly tuition. This fee helps to cover supplemental materials purchased to deliver an engaging learning experience to the musician.
In-Studio students have the option to temporarily switch to virtual learning in the event of an illness or travel with a fee of $5.00 per occurrence. Virtual student have the option of temporarily switch to in-studio learning with a fee of $5.00 per occurrence.
Grow Your Gift Conservatory Music in the Fort Walton Beach area is intentional when selecting instructors to serve our musicians. Our instructors understand this is to be a long-term commitment and that turnover is detrimental to our mission.
Our instructors don’t teach as a side gig to fill their time or to only earn extra money on the side. They are still very active in our music community and have chosen their career path to make a difference in the lives of each student musician they come in contact with. They are dedicated and often conduct their personal lives around their teaching schedules, not the other way around. Although teaching at Grow Your Gift is a part time job, every staff member exhibits a full-time commitment to our mission and to our students.
All instructors have an extensive background in the instrument(s) they teach.
We strive to maintain a manageable and consistent schedule through an unlimited make-up lesson policy.
Our level of communication with families is streamlined through a knowledgeable, on-site administrative team who work to serve the needs of our current and prospective customers.
Our musicians and their families can expect consistency, transparency, opportunities to perform, and an exciting and inclusive atmosphere.