Studio Policies


All private instruction with Richard Lissemore takes place at his studios in northern Manhattan.

Lissemore Music Studios
495 Fort Washington Avenue (183rd Street)
New York, NY 10033


Private 75-minute session: $150
5-pack of lessons: $675 ($135 each) Save $75! (Must be used within 3 months of payment.)
10-pack of lessons: $1,250 ($125 each Save $250! (Must be used within 6 months of payment.)

Lessons being paid by corporate entities that require invoicing and passage of time for payment are billed at a different hourly rate.  On-location lessons (recording studios, theatres, arenas, etc.) are also billed at a different hourly rate.  Please contact Richard for details.

Lessons may be scheduled by calling 212.568.7895 or by e-mailing Richard Lissemore.


Mr. Lissemore usually teaches Tuesday thru Friday during the daytime/evening hours as well as one weekend day. Private lessons are often scheduled at other times to meet individual students’ needs.

Cancellation Policy

Students who cancel with less than 24 hours notice are subject to a cancellation fee of $90 per hour. Lessons canceled with less than 12 hours notice are to be paid at the full fee. No-show and forgotten appointments are to be paid at the full fee. All cancellation policies include illness.