Fee Structure

We accept PayNow & NETS payment.
The following payment has to be made upon commencement of the 1st session:

1) $50 Registration Fees (Non-refundable)

2) $60 Student Deposit (Fully-refundable upon 4 weeks’ advanced notice of withdrawal).
Short Courses do not require a Student Deposit.

3) Course Fees (Pro-rated) for the current month.
The following schedule of fees applies to all new MDS students as of January 2019:

30 mins - Weekdays (10am to 5pm)

30 mins (Individual) Rockschool Grade Term Fee (11 lessons) Monthly Installment
Junior Level 1 Debut $510 $170
Junior Level 2 Grade 1 - 2 $540 $180
Beginner Level 1 Grade 1 - 2 $510 $170
Beginner Level 2 Grade 3 - 4 $540 $180
Intermediate Level 1 Grade 5 - 6 $600 $200
Intermediate Level 2 Grade 7 - 8 $630 $210

30 mins - Weeknights (after 5pm) and Weekends

30 mins (Individual) Rockschool Grade Term Fee (11 lessons) Monthly Installment
Junior Level 1 Debut $555 $185
Junior Level 2 Grade 1 - 2 $585 $195
Beginner Level 1 Grade 1 - 2 $555 $185
Beginner Level 2 Grade 3 - 4 $585 $195
Intermediate Level 1 Grade 5 - 6 $645 $215
Intermediate Level 2 Grade 7 - 8 $675 $225

45 mins - Weekdays (10am to 5pm)

45 mins (Individual) Rockschool Grade Term Fee (11 lessons) Monthly Installment
Beginner Level 1 Grade 1 - 2 $750 $250
Beginner Level 2 Grade 3 - 4 $810 $270
Intermediate Level 1 Grade 5 - 6 $885 $295
Intermediate Level 2 Grade 7 - 8 $945 $315

45 mins - Weeknights (after 5pm) and Weekends

45 mins (Individual) Rockschool Grade Term Fee (11 lessons) Monthly Installment
Beginner Level 1 Grade 1 - 2 $825 $275
Beginner Level 2 Grade 3 - 4 $870 $290
Intermediate Level 1 Grade 5 - 6 $960 $320
Intermediate Level 2 Grade 7 - 8 $1005 $335

Short Courses - Weekdays (10am to 5pm)

Course (Individual) Number of Lessons 30 mins 45 mins
Holiday Programme 4 Lessons $180 $270
Intro to Drumming 4 Lessons $180 $270
Preschool Programme 16 Lessons $720

Short Courses - Weeknights (after 5pm) and Weekends

Course (Individual) Number of Lessons 30 mins 45 mins
Holiday Programme 4 Lessons $195 $290
Intro to Drumming 4 Lessons $195 $290
Preschool Programme 16 Lessons $720

Studio Bookings & Trial Lesson

My Drum School Centres 0 to 30 mins 30 to 60 minutes
Potong Pasir (Central) $8 per student $15 per student
Ang Mo Kio (North) $8 per student $15 per student
Buona Vista (West) $8 per student $15 per student
Katong (East) $8 per student $15 per student
Trial Lesson by Full-Time Staff $20 per 15mins N.A

For Trial Lessons:
All trial lessons will be conducted by our full-time educators and will last for 15 minutes at a fee of $20. The purpose is for the young student (5 to 12 years old) to tryout the drum kit, syllabus and have some hands-on experience. The educator will assess if the student is able follow basic instructions, feel comfortable with the drum kit and sound, and is teachable. If the student decides to register with us on the spot, the trial fees will be waived. All Trial Fees have to be paid at the conduct of Trial Lesson.


Important: Studio booking at MDS for self practice has been suspended for the time being.

Terms and Condition:

Subsequent Monthly Fee
  1. Fees should be made payable via PayNow or NETS (at our centre)
  2. Fees are to be paid by the 7th of the new month. For instance, if you are settling January 2021 fees, please pay by 7th January 2021.
  3. Fees are charged on a recurring monthly basis. There are 11 lessons in each term.
  4. If any lesson falls on Public Holiday or our School Holiday, no make-up is required.
  5. There will be an admin fee of $10 if fees are settled after the 14th of the month; $20 after the 30th of the month.
  6. A failure to make full fee payment by the end of the unpaid month will also result in a suspension of your class. Your class will be subsequently terminated if payment is not received by 14th of the following month.
Make-up Classes
  1. A 48-hour notice to your educator is required for postponement of lesson. Otherwise, it shall be considered absent.
  2. Make-up timeslots will be mutually arranged by educator and student.
  3. Students with circumstantial reasons like hospitalization, bereavement, reservists, or major examinations, will not be required to make-up classes for a maximum of two weeks and have their fees pro-rated on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Make-up classes should be cleared within the week. Make-up classes will be forfeited after 3 months from the date of the postponed lesson.
  5. Upon termination, any outstanding make-up minutes will be forfeited if not utilised by the end of the final month of lessons.
Termination
  1. Students who wish to terminate their regular lessons must submit their notice of termination online via the Online Termination Form (OTF) at https://terminate.mds.sg/. The link can also be accessed via MDS Room.
  2. For eligibility of a student deposit refund, the following criteria must be fulfilled:
    1. The last month of full fee payment and any outstanding payments must be made.
    2. We must receive the Online Termination Form before the start of the final month of lessons. For example, if the final month of lessons is February, the OTF must be submitted by 31 January
  3. If eligible, student deposit will be refunded to the specified contact number in OTF via PayNow within 30 working days after the student’s last date of drum lesson. For those without PayNow, please indicate bank details during the submission of OTF.
  4. Students will no longer have access to MDS Room after the date of the last lesson.
  5. MDS has the right to terminate the enrolment of a student in an event that the student is un-contactable (through calls, sms, email) for 2 consecutive weeks.
MDS Holidays and Public Holidays
  1. The MDS calendar can be found in MDS Room or on our corporate website at https://fees.mds.sg.
  2. During the MDS Holidays and Public Holidays, no regular lessons will be offered.
  3. As fees are charged based on 11 lessons in a term, the holidays are not considered part of the fee payment. Therefore, there will be no provision of make-up classes on these days.
  4. For reminders of MDS Holidays and Public Holidays, join us on our public Telegram channel @mydrumschool. The MDS Room app also sends push notification reminders the night before the holiday.
Other Terms
  1. Lesson fees will be subjected to change based on the level, course and timeslot that you are attending lessons at MDS.
  2. MDS reserves the right to change course schedules, modify course fees, change drum educators and reject students.