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Please see the rules that apply to your course — Weekly & vocal workshops, summer intensives, and private lessons have different policies and rates.

Weekly Workshops

NYJW Rates

Weekly Instrumental Workshops: 2-Hour Weekly Workshops
(Hard Bop, Bebop, Theory, Brazilian, Mixed Meter, Modern Jazz, Blues,  Funk, Etc.). These weekly workshops are two hours long and the billing cycle is either every 4 weeks, every trimester or annually. The cost for four 2-hours long sessions is $255, plus a one-time membership fee of $45. (See trimester pricing options above)

Please see the rules that apply to your course — Weekly & vocal workshops, summer intensives, and private lessons have different policies and rates.

Vocal Workshops: 2-Hour Dynamic Singing Workshops(with accompanist)
This 2 hour-long workshop is held weekly; the billing cycle is by trimester or every four weeks. The cost for four 2-hour sessions is $290, plus a membership fee of $45. (See trimester pricing options above)

Vocal Workshops: 1-Hour Let’s Sing Workshops
This hour-long workshop is held weekly; the billing cycle is by trimester or every four weeks. The cost for four 1-hour sessions is $135, plus a membership fee of $45. (See trimester pricing options above)

Group Guitar and Piano Classes – 90 Minute

These 90 minute workshops are held weekly; the billing cycle is by trimester or every four weeks. The cost for four 90-minute sessions is $195, plus a membership fee of $45. (See trimester pricing options above)

Weekly Workshop Enrollment Options (3 types of plans)
– Semester enrollment (gives you access to each occurrence of the weekly workshop during the course of the semester or the entire year, this is the most cost effective solution)
– Four-week enrollment (gives you access to the workshop for four consecutive sessions)
– Single Sessions (single sessions are granted on a case by case basis and are subject to availability. Paying for a single session does not secure a place in the class for future sessions)

Discounts
For students regularly enrolled in multiple workshops, we offer a 25% discount on each workshop after the first. Participants ages 26 and under are also eligible for a 25% discount on all weekly workshops. Proof of age is required.

Registration
Filling out the registration form on our site is a prerequisite to participate in any of our classes. Filling out the form is without commitment.

Admissions
Upon receipt of a registration, a member of the New York Jazz Workshop will contact you; if space is available in the workshop of your choice, and you are the right fit for that particular workshop, you will be sent an invoice.

Payments
Classes are to be paid a minimum of one week prior to the beginning of each billing cycle. Our preferred method of payment is electronic. Upon receipt of your invoice, click on the payment link to pay with your debit/credit card. If you would like to mail a check, please write it to:

New York Jazz Workshop, LLC
676 Riverside Drive # 4A
New York, NY, 10031

If you pay by check please send it at least 10 days prior to the beginning of your classes.

Absences
Due to our fixed rental and teacher costs, as well as what’s best for academic results, make-up sessions are not available. Think of it like a gym subscription. When you pay your spot in a particular ensemble, it is held for you during that period. If you take breaks in between billing cycles, your spot will be made available to other students. We have long waiting lists for some of the classes.

Refunds

-For Summer Intensives  students are eligible for a full refund if they request it with a minimum of 120 days prior to the scheduled starting date. For cancellations received between 120 days and 30 Days before the departure a $250 penalty will be assessed. No refunds for cancellations received within 30 days from the starting date.  A credit towards another program may be issued at the discretion of the NYJW administration.

For Studies abroad:

Cancellations received up to 90 days prior to the scheduled starting date are subject to a $350 penalty from 90 to 30 days before the departure, the penalty is $1000. No refunds for cancellations received within 30 days from the starting date.  A credit towards another program may be issued at the discretion of the NYJW administration.

Observing/Auditing a class
It is possible to observe/audit a class prior to joining for a fee of $25 While auditing, participation in the workshop is limited.

Summer Intensive Workshops

The summer intensive workshops are intensive courses held during four or five consecutive days in the summer.  To participate in the summer workshop, students are required to fill out the registration form and reserve their participation well ahead of time. In most cases, an audition tape is required.

Discounts
We offer a $50 discount for students taking two or more summer workshops in the same year.

Registration
Filling out the registration form on our site is a prerequisite to participate in any of our classes. Filling out the form is without commitment. Those who register early are entitled to an early bird discount.

Admissions
After registration, a member of the New York Jazz Workshop will contact you. If space is available in the workshop of your choice and you are the right fit for that particular workshop, you will be sent an invoice. You may be asked to provide a link to your music or submit an audition tape.

Payments
Summer intensive payments should be made in full in order to secure the student’s spot in the program. An option to pay for the summer intensive tuition in installments, if requested in advance, can be granted at the discretion of the school administration.

Absences
Unscheduled absences in our summer workshop will not allow you to catch up or entitle you to any refund. However if you know prior to reserving your spot that you will miss the first or the last day of the workshop we can in certain instances prorate the cost of the workshop.

Changes/ Withdrawals
Due to the sporadic and highly selective nature of the summer workshops, changing a workshop once the workshop has begun is not possible.

-For Summer Intensives  students are eligible for a full refund if they request it with a minimum of 120 days prior to the scheduled starting date. For cancellations received between 120 days and 30 Days before the departure a $250 penalty will be assessed. No refunds for cancellations received within 30 days from the starting date.  A credit towards another program may be issued at the discretion of the NYJW administration.

Private lessons

There are a wide range of private lessons rates. Most teachers will have rates for 30-minute online lessons and 60 minutes both in person and online.  Rates change widely depending on the teacher of choice and the location of the lesson. Please see the private lessons section for detailed information.

Reservations
Students need to book the lessons at least one week in advance and pay for the lessons not later than 48 hours prior to the lesson. Students will be held financially responsible for no-shows and will be billed the studio fee (if applicable) and the teacher’s fee. Cancellations need to be received by the teacher and the school no later than 24 hours in advance.

Registration
Filling out the registration form on our site is a prerequisite to studying privately with a New York Jazz Workshop teacher. Filling out the form is without commitment. You have no obligations until you are assigned a teacher and a lesson is scheduled.

Admissions
Upon receipt of a registration, a member of the New York Jazz Workshop will contact you, and you will be offered a selection of teachers and rates. If you decide to proceed, you will be put in touch directly with the teacher for scheduling purposes.

Payments
Invoices for the lessons will be sent by the school. Scheduled classes need to be paid no less than 48 hours prior to the lesson. Our preferred method of payment is electronic. Upon receipt of your invoice, click on the payment link to pay with your debit/credit card. If you would like to mail a check, you need to mail your check no later than 10 days prior to the lesson date. Checks can be mailed to:

New York Jazz Workshop, LLC
676 Riverside Drive # 4A.
New York, NY, 10031

Scheduling lessons
Please schedule the lessons with your teacher via email and copy the school [email protected] in the email to your teacher. This allows us to send you an invoice and to pay the teachers on time.

Re-scheduling / No-Shows
Rescheduling a lesson needs to be requested by the student no less than 24 hours prior to the lesson. Please re-schedule the lessons with your teacher via phone or email and copy the school, [email protected], on your request. This is to give the teacher enough time to book another student and/or change the studio reservation. If you fail to reschedule your lesson in time and/ or do not show up for a scheduled lesson, you will be responsible for the cost of the lesson and the studio fee (if applicable).