Fall 2021 Information

I was so hopeful that we would be in a better place by this time, but it appears positivity rates are rising again, so we will need to keep many of our safety protocols in place.

Fall 2021 will be 15 weeks beginning the week of August 16.  There will be no lessons November 23-26 (the week of Thanksgiving).

I will still be sanitizing the keyboard and other frequently touched surfaces (doorbell, doorknob, piano bench, music stand, etc.) in between students, and I will still have hand sanitizer and extra masks available for those who need them.

For in-person lessons, if you (or any member of your family) get sick, or if I (or any member of my family) get sick, we will revert to online lessons for as long as necessary.  In the past, I have required 24 hours notice for a cancellation; I can switch from an in-person setup to online setup very quickly, so I only need 15 minutes notice if you need to switch to an online setup due to illness.  If the student is so ill that they will not be able to have a synchronous online lesson at their lesson time, we can make up the lesson asynchronously via video exchange.

For in-person piano lessons, students will be asked to wear a mask and sanitize their hands (I will do the same).  I will continue to maintain as much distance as possible.

For in-person voice lessons, we will have lessons outside until it is too cold to be outside, at which point we will revert to online lessons.


Here are the important dates for Fall 2021:
  • Aug. 16 semester begins
  • Sept. 26 Studio Class 2P (this will likely be a Zoom class)
  • Nov. 6 Performance class 11A
  • Nov. 21 Recital
  • Nov. 23-26 no lessons – Thanksgiving Break
Fall tuition will be as follows:
15 30-min. lessons $400

15 45-min. lessons $587.50
15 1-hr. lessons $775

You can mail tuition to me at:
3740 Chatham Road
Louisville, KY 40218

Alternatively, you can pay me through PayPal (my id is [email protected]) or Venmo (my id is Jessica-L-Dorman-411), or bring the check to the first Fall lesson.

Payments received after the first lesson of the semester will incur a $10/week late fee.