List of 10 items.

  • Admission Policy

    • The Cadek Conservatory maintains an open admission policy for all students no matter what age or musical experience.
    • All students must register for all offered programs in each term.
    • Registration periods for each term are posted on Cadek’s schedule and academic calendar.
    • A “privately enrolled student” is entitled to one lesson per week, for nine or eighteen weeks, and allowed to request participation in theory classes without additional charge.
    • “Group students,” those who participate only in group activities, are charged per the regular fee schedule for the course in which they enroll.
  • Missed Lessons

    • Once a schedule has been agreed upon by the teacher and student, all parties are committed to that schedule.
    • The Cadek Conservatory of Music is a department of Girls Preparatory School. Girls Preparatory School WILL NOT issue credits or refunds for missed lessons.
    • Teachers are not required to reschedule lessons missed by the students.
    • If lessons are missed by the instructor, the instructor will provide makeup lessons. Schedules for makeup lessons must be conducted during the current term.
    • Additional policy for Kindermusik: If students miss a Kindermusik class, students may attend a similar Kindermusik class on a different day or time to make up a class. Please schedule makeups with the teacher.
  • Withdrawal/Terminations/Refunds

    • Students are asked to provide a written request for withdrawal to their instructor. The instructor should be notified as soon as possible. A request may also be emailed to the instructor. 
    • Cadek Conservatory does not issue credits or refunds for withdrawal from lessons or classes after registration has closed regardless of the withdrawal date.
  • Refunds

    • The Cadek Conservatory is a department of Girls Preparatory School (GPS). GPS WILL NOT issue refunds for early withdrawal or missed lessons, including absences for inclement weather.
    • Students or parents may request an instructor submit a withdrawal exception form for consideration of extraordinary situations, but restrictions apply and approval or compensation is not guaranteed. 
  • Holidays

    • Cadek Conservatory of Music observes the same holidays as GPS; however, the Conservatory produces its own Academic Calendar which can be found here. 
  • Inclement Weather + Closings

    • The Cadek Conservatory of Music is a department of Girls Preparatory School. It will maintain its normal schedule during inclement weather (including snow) unless Girls Preparatory School cancels classes. Any such closings will be immediately announced on the GPS homepage at www.gps.edu.
    • Girls Preparatory School WILL NOT issue credits or refunds for these cancellations or closures. The instructor will provide makeup lessons. Schedules for makeup lessons are at the discretion of instructors and can only be conducted during the current term.
    • Kindermusik: Kindermusik classes will be canceled due to inclement weather if GPS OR Hamilton County Schools cancels classes. 
  • Student Conduct

    • Conduct of children and students who are not attending a scheduled lesson while in the Conservatory are the responsibility of the parent(s).
    • Due to GPS policy, children and students under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times while visiting the Conservatory. This includes outdoor courtyard areas, restrooms, and water fountain visits.
    • Students under 18 years of age CANNOT be dropped off to attend lessons in the Conservatory. They must be accompanied by an adult during their entire visit to Cadek at GPS.
    • At the Cadek Conservatory of Music, children and students are not allowed to roam hallways.
    • For security of instruments, equipment, and other property, no one of any age, parent, child, or student, is allowed in studios without being accompanied by an instructor or the Cadek Coordinator.
  • Parking

    • Parking is free and located in the parking lot adjacent to the Cadek Conservatory Building on the GPS campus, and overflow parking is available in the main parking lot on GPS's campus. 
  • Referrals

    • Cadek Conservatory DOES NOT provide referral services.
  • Free Class Previews for Kindermusik

    • New students are encouraged to preview a class before registering. Please check the current semester schedule to see if one is available. Contact the instructor to confirm your date and time availability. We want your child to be in the most appropriate class for them to maximize learning and growth.

Girls Preparatory School's Cadek Conservatory of Music