• Blanch Music | Terms & Conditions

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    • All Lessons are held in Blanch Music (Excluding, Online Lessons where applicable)

    • Private lessons are on a 1:1 basis, they are 30 minutes long. All private classes are held in dedicated lesson rooms.

    • Group lessons are 45-minute lessons, there is a maximum of 6 students per group and no less than 4. A group of less than four will be given a 30-minute lesson, times are subject to change throughout the term. Drum lessons with less than 3 students will be 30-minutes. Group classes are only available to students up to 18 years of age.

    •  Groups are made up based on the student’s aptitude but we try to place students of like ages and ability into the same classes. Some changes may be made at the teacher’s request.

    • Places can only be held with the payment of a booking deposit

    • If your teacher is unable to give a class/lessons an alternative day or teacher will be arranged.

    • Blanch Music does not open on Bank Holidays, any lessons that are due on a Bank Holiday will not be charged for at the start of the term.

    • If you wish to speak with a teacher regarding progress or any other issue, we ask that you do so at the start of a class as a courtesy to the next student.

    • Exams: Exams are optional, there are a number of options. Please ask in the office or your teacher for details. Exam fees are extra, payable to the examinations board. Accompaniment is required (at the cost of the student) for all exams excluding Guitar, Drums & Piano.


    Lesson Prices & Discounts


    30 Minute Private Classes €24.95

    45 Minute Private Classes €37.42

    2 Person 30 Minute Group €17.15

    3 Person Group (30 – 45 Minutes) €15.35

    Family Discounts are applied when fees are paid on time (within 2 Weeks of class commencement)

    1st Member or Instrument (as Normal)

    2 Family Members or 2 Instruments 7%

    3 Family Members or 3 Instruments (from 2nd Member / Instrument) 12%

    Student Shop Discount, 7%



    Missed/Cancelling Classes


    • Cancelling or missed classes are charged as follows:

      – Less than 2 Hours Notice / No Show / No Notice Absence, Lessons Charged as Normal

      – Between 24 Hours – 48 Hours, Half Fee Credited (Towards Next Term)

      – 48 Hours + Class will be re-arranged.

    • Group Lessons Cannot be re-arranged.




    • A booking deposit of €50 is required to secure a place for lessons, this deposit will be refunded if you cannot be offered any class.

    • Deposit Dates are notified before the end of every term by Email & SMS

    • Place are not guaranteed if Deposit’s are not received by the due date sent in notifications

    • Deposits cannot be taken on accounts with an outstanding balance. Any payments made will be taken off current balance and places/times cannot be held.
    • Blanch Music cannot take responsibility for unopened correspondence.

    • Blanch Music accepts cheques (made payable to Blanchardstown School of Music), Cash, Pay Pal or Credit Card.

    • Booking deposits for lessons must be prompt and paid to secure all places (Bookings).

    • Balances must be paid by the last class of the month from the start of term, failure to complete payment will result in classes being suspended. Applicable discounts & promotional prices are only applied once payment is within the terms above. Promotional Discounts & Family Discounts cannot be bundled.

    • Unpaid Balanced after Week 2 of Lessons will default to payment plan pricing (Monthly Billing)

    • Payment options are available, monthly payment options are subject to a surcharge. Anyone opting for Pre-Paid classes must make final payment by the end of the first month of classes. If you do not make payment you will be moved onto the surcharged monthly payment (taken classes will be retroactively charged at surcharge price)

    General Terms & Conditions


    • Students deemed to be disruptive to other students, teachers or members of staff will be asked to leave or their guardian will be asked to collect them. Our aim is to have a fun and professional atmosphere in the school.

    • Students who are not returning to the school for the following term must notify the school as soon as possible.

    • Blanch Music cannot be held responsible for any damage, theft or loss of any instruments, equipment or other items.

    • Blanch Music value any input or suggestions, which may help to improve the quality of our service. Please do not hesitate to contact a member of staff or the manager.

    • Blanch Music will not be able to loan students instruments from the shop, please ensure students bring all materials / instruments needed for lessons.

    •  GDRP Compliance: Please note information provided is used only within the school. Emails and Contact number are only used for School purposes. Students using our Online Portal; Your details will be held for 90 days after your last class. After this time your Logins will be deactivated.

    • Stoping Classes: Please notify the office if you are not continuing Lesson with Blanch Music. This will allow us to deactivate online profiles and delete them in accordance with our GDPR Policy.

    McDonald Side – M3

    • We are located on Porter’s Road in Coolmine Industrial Estate. From Blanchardstown Shopping Centre (McDonalds Side) follow R121 / Blanchardstown Road to the large roundabout at the end of Millennium Park (right-hand side).
    • Take the Left (You Will See PowerCity), Follow R843 to a small roundabout and turn Right.
    • Take the first Right after Petrol Station,
    • Follow Porters Road down until the road curves left (PowerCity on your right) and take right-hand turn after PowerCity.
    • Our school is above the Fruit & Veg Store, entrance to the left.

    Blanchardstown Village Side

    • We are located on Porter’s Road in Coolmine Industrial Estate. From Blanchardstown Village follow R843 Snugborough Road past the back of the Shopping Centre, through the roundabout and through the set of lights (See Coolmine Sports Centre on your right).
    • Turn left at the small roundabout.
    • Take the first Right after Petrol Station, follow Porters Road down until the road curves left (PowerCity on your right).
    • Take the right-hand turn after PowerCity.
    • Our school is above the Fruit & Veg Store, entrance to the left.