Pricing / Policies

“The only thing better than singing, is more singing.”

Ella Fitzgerald
30-minute lesson
  • Great for beginners and younger singers.
45-minute lesson
  • Perfect for busy students or adults looking to sharpen their skills.
1-hour lesson
  • For dedicated musicians high school and up.

Studio Policies

Van Maanen Studios is sensitive to busy schedules. That’s why our schedule is available 24/7 online! To sign up for lessons, reschedule, or cancel, please login to your account.

Click here for our current COVID-safe in-person lesson policies!


Students may choose whether they would like to reserve a weekly lesson time, or whether they would like to sign up week-to-week as time allows.

If you are serious about improving your voice, a weekly spot is encouraged. There is no penalty for cancelling or rescheduling your time as long as it is done in advance (see Cancellation Policy below). I understand that plans change, rehearsals get moved, etc. and I try to be as flexible as possible to make it all work.

If you are just in need of a tune-up here and there, you may sign up anytime, as needed! You are always welcome at Van Maanen Studios!


Students may choose to pay monthly or lesson-by-lesson. If paying monthly, please submit payment at the beginning of each month. An invoice will be sent at the beginning of each month and as a reminder of any outstanding payments.

Payment is accepted by cash, check, or credit card online via your My Music Staff account. A 3% convenience fee will be charged for online payments. Zelle, Venmo, and Cash App are also accepted.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to miss a lesson, please cancel at least 24-hours prior to your scheduled lesson time. If you prefer to reschedule, simply cancel your reserved lesson time and choose any of the available less times that works for your schedule.

Lessons cancelled within 24-hours will still be charged. If you are sick and need to cancel same-day, please cancel online and also send a text message and you will not be charged. Lessons cancelled within two hours before start time will be charged regardless of the reason. Thank you for understanding!

From time-to-time, I may be called away for a concert, rehearsal, or commercial shoot. If I need to cancel an upcoming lesson, I will do so 24-hours before the scheduled lesson, and we will find a time to makeup that lesson as schedules allow. Otherwise, you may decide to cancel the lesson for a full refund.

Lastly, in the event of inclement weather, lessons will be held via Zoom. You will be notified via text/email of the change.


Generally, caregivers of students age 16 and younger are invited to sit in on our first lesson together. As a general rule, caregivers are kindly asked to wait outside the room during lesson time. This promotes a comfortable space for the student to work freely without distraction. For safety, our lesson room door has a window that allows those waiting in the hallway to see in the room. All teachers are required to pass a background check. If you are a caregiver and have concerns about this policy, please let me know and I will make exceptions on a case-by-case basis.