- It is the responsibility of all students to attend the classes at the scheduled time. There will be no refund or adjustments to fees if a student misses their class. Late arrival does not entitle the student to additional time beyond the scheduled time slot.
- Parents are responsible for ensuring that their child arrives approximately 10 minutes before the start of the class. Additionally, parents are asked to arrive 10 minutes prior to the end of the class to collect their child. Note it is not the responsibility of our teachers to supervise children that have not been collected promptly.
- For our Individual Tuition classes ONLY, in the event of a missed class owing to the teacher being absent, one make-up class ONLY will be scheduled in the make-up week at the end of the academic year. Any further classes missed due to teacher absence will be made up where possible, or credits may be issued at the discretion of The Menuhin Foundation Board of Trustees.
- In the event that classes are cancelled due to events that at the discretion of The Menuhin Foundation Board of Trustees necessitates the cancellation of classes (including but not limited to hurricanes), classes will not be made up and credits will not be issued.
WITHDRAWAL FROM PROGRAMMES
- Students who will not be continuing in their classes are asked to inform The Menuhin Foundation in writing no less than six (6) weeks before a new Term begins. Fees for the notice period are payable, whether or not lessons are received.
- Students who withdraw from classes midway through a Term will be subject to a withdrawal fee of $100 being applied to their account, unless the withdrawal is approved by The Menuhin Foundation Board of Trustees for good reason.
- Invoices for the Term are sent out prior to the beginning of each Term with accounts due before the commencement of classes.
- Payments can be made directly via electronic banking to BNTB 20-006-060-889102-100 or via our website (www.menuhin.bm). Please include the invoice number/student name in memo section to ensure your payment is allocated correctly.
SCHEDULING OF CLASSES
- Every effort is made to schedule classes at a mutually convenient time for the student and the teacher.
- At the beginning of each academic year teachers will schedule classes with students in the order of full settlement of accounts.
- Accounts must be paid in full by the end of each Term before a returning student is scheduled to commence classes in subsequent Terms.
SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE USE OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND OTHER IMAGERY
- There are occasions when The Menuhin Foundation or our representatives may photograph or film students during classes or other events. The imagery is intended to promote the work of The Menuhin Foundation in the community and might include, but not be limited to, local publications, televised programmes, our website, and social media platforms. As a student of The Menuhin Foundation, consent is taken as given.
- We do not allow the recording of classes by students or parents/guardians without the consent of the teacher.
- In circumstances approved by The Menuhin Foundation Board of Trustees, classes may be delivered as virtually (on-line) as a substitute for in-person classes.
- The class will be conducted in an appropriate room/setting (e.g. a living room with through traffic in the home would be ideal) and a parent/guardian should be in attendance for younger students and within hearing distance for older students, at the discretion of the parent/guardian.
- Teachers and students should wear suitable attire.
- No part or whole of the class should be recorded without prior consent.
- Invitations for virtual classes will be sent to the parent/guardian’s billing address email, or other email address as provided by the parent/guardian to the teacher in writing.
- It is the responsibility of the student and parent/guardian to ensure the proper care and handling of the rental instrument. Instructions for proper care and handling include, but are not limited to (1) never leave an instrument in a hot car, in direct sunlight or near heaters as great extremes in temperature will adversely affect the instrument, (2) do not clean the instrument with any polishes, (3) always place the instrument in its case when finished playing, (4) do not allow curious young family and friends to ‘have a turn’ on the instrument, and (5) do not try to fix an instrument, bring it to your teacher.
- It is the responsibility of the student/parent/guardian to replace any broken strings and/or lost rosin and/or lost sponges (shoulder rests).
- Students will be charged a fee for any damage to the instrument, which may include full replacement costs depending on the extent of the damage.