• Students must pay for lessons prior to the first lesson. $10 late fees will apply.
  • Individual one hour lessons cost $26.00. Half hour lessons are available for some instruments at $22.00. Couples lessons are available for guitar only at $20.00 per person.  
  • Students will be charged their respective rates for no-shows.
  • Checks, money orders, cash can be paid to the Executive Director at SAM. Credit cards (Visa, Master Card, Discover) are only accepted on our website via PayPal:
  • Blocks of 5 or 10 payments can be arranged by contacting the Executive Director.
  • Your account will be credited for any excused absences or instructor cancellations
  • Make checks payable to: The School of American Music. Note student name and instructor on the check for proper credit. This is especially important if there are multiple lessons or siblilngs.
  • Instructors do NOT accept cash payment. Instructors are not aware of fees or account status. All account questions should be directed to the Executive Director.
  • Lessons will be discontinued if an account becomes delinquent.