Frequently Asked Questions

How old does my child have to be to enroll in music lessons?

Students typically begin lessons at age 5 however every child is different. Students are welcome to try lessons at a younger age if they are interested. And remember – Summit offers lessons for all ages. It's never too late to start!

How do I enroll for lessons?

Student registration can be done over the phone or in person! Our front desk staff will contact you to let you know what time/s we have available with the instructor/s of your choice!

What times are lessons held?

Lessons are held Monday through Saturday. Lesson during the week typically begin around 2 pm in the afternoon and we are open until 9 pm. On Saturdays lessons are held 9 am to 2 pm.

Can I enroll at any time during the year?

Enrollment is ongoing throughout the year! Students can register at any time and their tuition will be prorated accordingly.

How much are lessons?

Lessons are offered in 30, 45 or 60 minute increments. 30 minute lessons are $27, 45 minute lessons are $37 and hour long lessons are $50.

Are there performance opportunities for my child?

We offer multiple performance opportunities throughout the year! Here are some of the highlights. The "Holiday Showcase Toydrive" provides an opportunity for student to collaborate, performing together in ensembles while our "Spring Recitals" offer a more traditional solo performance opportunity. Summer concerts include; "Rockin' the Block," our annual outdoor concert, and "The Big Gig" held at The Main Pub where our Rock Band Jam students perform.

Where are you located?

We are located at 421 Main Street in Manchester. All of our lessons are held on site at the studio.

Are lesson group lessons or one on one?

We offer private lessons on all instruments and voice. We also offer ensembles such as our Rock Band Class, Jazz Band Class, The Summit Singers and Chamber Choir for those interested in learning in a group setting.

What is your cancellation policy?

Students are permitted one rescheduled lesson per session. 24-hour notice is required to reschedule.

Do you close when the public schools are closed?

Summit does not always keep the same schedule as the public schools. Please see our calendar to note our holiday and seasonal closings. If inclement weather arises the studio will post its closing on the WFSB Early Warning Network and leave a message on our answering machine.