Terms and conditions/Retningslinjer

CONTENT: CHAPT. 1, TERMS ALL LESSONS.CHAPT. 2, TERMS ABRSM EXAMS.


1. TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ALL LESSONS:

1.1. ENROLMENT

Running admissions throughout the year. Details on how to enter you will find on our webpage under Entry. All students automatically agree to the at all-time current terms and conditions and prices given by Aurora Vocalis (herby AV) when they initiate commencement. Terms and Conditions are applicable and binding until terminating in writing, by either party.

1.2. PAYMENT

Semester Fees are invoiced via e-mail at the beginning of each semester, payable within 14-days from issued. Each semester lasts about 5 months: Fall semester from mid-August to mid-January and Spring semester from mid-January to mid-June. The fees are non-refundable, due to absence by student (regardless of reason).

When a student enrols late in the semester for individual lessons the fee will be reduced accordingly. Choir students will have to pay the full semester fee.

Choir students may also register for a full academic year at the time.

Books, original sheet music and other teaching materials required differs and are therefore not included in the semester fee. Students are themselves responsible for acquiring the required materials. In cases where it’s possible to order through our services, shipping, handling (and possibly customs) and administration costs will be added.

1.3. ABSENCE

If the student is not able to attend to a lesson, notice must be given 24-hours before via e-mail or SMS to teacher or administration. for long term planned absence customers must apply for student leave. The application must be sent in writing to the Manager as early as possible.

In the absence of teachers, there will be a substitute teacher, or we will re-schedule if possible.

1.4. PERIOD OF BINDING AND TERMINATION

Unless other agreements are made, the students’ place is reserved and automatically continued to the next semester and academic year – until terminated in writing. Termination must be done in writing by 1st of June for the coming Fall Semester and 1st of December for the coming Spring semester.

AV reserves the right to terminate lessons for lack of payment, or if a student is not making adequate progress, or if regular practice is not in evidence. One-month notice will be given in advance of any termination of lessons.

2. GUIDELINES AND TERMS FOR ABRSM EXAMS AT BISS*

*BISS – The British International School of Stavanger.

ABRSM is the responsible party for creating and conducting the exams.
AV’s responsibilities are solely as the ‘Applicant Host’ and ‘Applicant’ for our students, and we follow the rules set by ABRSM 
http://no.abrsm.org/en/our-exams/information-and-regulations/

2.1. ENTRY

Entry rules are set by ABRSM, see http://no.abrsm.org/en/exam-booking/

The applicant must be of legal age. Our students or parents may choose to enter by them self, or have AV enter students on their behalf. External students may contact AV administration for more information or help to enter.

2.2. PAYMENT

For those who act as their own «Applicant» and enters themselves, are responsible for the payment and ABRSM rules only applies: http://no.abrsm.org/en/exam-booking/exam-dates-and-fees/

For those of our students who wishes for AV to act as their «Applicant» and enter them, the payment will go through AV. Each student will be pre-invoiced, and the price includes ABRSM’s entry fee (in Norwegian currency), a fee for foreign bank transfer and administrative costs.

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