CMA Tuition Rates and Payments

Students are billed monthly through PayPal's auto billing system for either 30 minute or 45 minute weekly lessons. Students may unsubscribe during the summer months. (Please give one month notice to the academy and your teacher should you need to unsubscribe). See policy and rates below:

Registration: 50 per student

Trial Lesson: Pay Online

30 minute weekly lesson: 180/month
45 minute weekly lesson: 250/month

Recitals: Included with your subscription to weekly lessons. Only students who subscribe for weekly lessons are eligible to perform at recitals. *THERE IS NO RECITAL ON MAY 31 BECAUSE OF COVID TRAVEL AND LARGE GROUP RESTRICTIONS.

To unsubscribe, email with one months notice. 

*Recital participation is included in your monthly subscription (students must enroll for at least four consecutive months to play in the recital).

*NO lessons on Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day Sep 2, 2019, Thanksgiving Recess Nov 27-29, 2019 Winter Recess Dec 23, 2019-Jan 3, 2020 Mid-Year Recess Feb 17-21, 2020 Spring Recess Apr 13-17

By subscribing you acknowledge you have read our policy below and agree to the terms set forth by Cupertino Music Academy.
Your monthly subscription includes weekly lessons and participation in the recital. See below for holiday breaks and our policy.


  1. There are no make-up lessons for missed lessons.
  2. You may give your lesson timing to a friend who is enrolled in CMA lessons or ask your teacher to Skype the lesson.
  3. Missed lessons do not carry over from month-to-month.
  4. Billing occurs monthly, starting on the day you subscribe.
  5. We only accept payments online. No cash or checks please.
  6. Please give one months notice to change lesson timing or to unsubscribe.
  7. Lesson timings are not guaranteed to be held or reserved for student not currently enrolled.
  8. New students must study at CMA for at least four months before playing their first recital.
  9. Teachers on rare occasions may request a make-up lesson or lessons. If a teacher becomes ill or unavailable to teach, we will find a suitable replacement teacher for that lesson or period of lessons.
  10. Teachers may provide books/studio course packs and should be reimbursed. Teachers may ask students to purchase needed supplies.
  11. Students should strive to purchase a quality instrument.
  12. Pianists must purchase a piano or 88-key 'weighted' keyboard.
  13. Students must register online to play in recital.


We prepare students for various piano testing programs. Please contact us for special music competitions, judging, or piano evaluations. Students must be registered for 45 minute weekly lessons to be registered in outside competitions.