Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Instrument Rental

Select instruments are available to rent by the semester or full year:

  • Tympani (1-7 days) $175
  • Viol, full year $450
  • Viol, semester $225
  • Viol, 3 months $150 (one-time offer for new viol renters!)
  • Full-size instrument, full year $450
  • Full-size instrument, semester $225
  • Student-size instrument, full year $250
  • Student-size instrument, semester $150

 

Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

REGISTRATION FEE: A $40 per student non-refundable registration fee is due at time of registration and is not included in the total tuition.

AUDITION FEE: A $30 per student non-refundable audition fee is due for all students auditioning for the MYSP orchestra program and is not included in the total tuition. 2015-2016 MYSP students continuing in the MYSP program for 2016-2017 do not need to pay the audition fee.

PAYMENT PLAN FEE: Families who would like to enroll in a payment plan should submit a $25 payment plan fee (per family per semester) at the time of registration. Please see our "Registration and Payment" webpage for more information on payment plans.

"Sem" = Semester, "Yr" = Year>, "Sess" = Session

 

Private Lessons
Lessons run full-year, however, new students may enroll mid-year and tuition will be prorated.

Private Lessons
(30 min)
34 p/ yr $1,598 p/ yr

Private Lessons
(45 min)
34 p/ yr $2,244 p/ yr

Private Lessons
(60 min)
34 p/ yr $2,958 p/ yr

Music Therapy Lessons varies Private lesson rates apply
Music Therapy Lessons 1 30-min
Trial Lesson
$75

Suzuki Program
The Suzuki program runs full-year, however, new students may enroll mid-year and tuition will be prorated. Students attend weekly lessons as well as a weekly group class.

30-min Lesson +
30-min Group Repertoire class
(violin Pre-Twinkle/Twinkle)

34 Lessons / 30 Group Classes $1,598 + $730 group p/ yr
30-min Lesson +
45-min Group Repertoire class
(violin Book 1, guitar, cello)

34 Lessons / 30 Group Classes $1,598 + $730 group p/ yr
30-min Lesson +
60-min Group Repertoire/Musicianship class (violin)

34 Lessons / 30 Group Classes $1,598 + $800 group p/ yr
45-min Lesson +
60-min Group Repertoire/Musicianship class (violin)

34 Lessons / 30 Group Classes $2,244 + $800 group p/ yr
60-min Lesson +
60-min Group Repertoire/Musicianship class (violin)

34 Lessons / 30 Group Classes $2,958 + $800 group p/ yr

Early Childhood & Group Classes

Keys for Kids® and Group Piano Lab classes are full-year programs.

Program # Classes Tuition Notes
Music Pups® 10 p/ sess $190 p/ sess, Plus $35 materials fee per family per semester Siblings in same class under 9 months: Free, Siblings in same class over 9 months: $75
Dalcroze Eurhythmics 15 p/ sem $380 p/ sem
Suzuki Musical Kids 15 p/ sem $390 p/ sem (Includes box instrument)
Hi-Five Piano
16 p/ sem $550 p/ sem
Singing for Kids 15 p/ sem $380 p/ sem
 
Keys for Kids®
(Semi-Private)
32 p/ yr
$970 p/ yr, plus $30 materials fee per student per year
Keys for Kids®
(Ensemble)
32 p/ yr
$870 p/ yr, plus $30 materials fee per student per year
Singing for Kids 2
15 p/ sem
$380 p/ sem

Ensembles
All ensembles and orchestras are full-year programs, however, new students may begin mid-year and tuition will be prorated.

Program # Classes Tuition Discounts
Rock Band full academic year
$827 p/ yr Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
Jazz Band full academic year $827 p/ yr Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
Chamber Ensemble
full academic year $827 p/ yr Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
Chamber Duo (30 min)
full academic year $622 p/ yr Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
Chamber Duo (60 min)
full academic year $1,243 p/ yr Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
Viola da Gamba (90 min) 24 p/ yr $992 p/ yr Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.

Orchestra
All ensembles and orchestras are full-year programs, however, new students may begin mid-year and tuition will be prorated.

Program # Classes Tuition Discounts
MYSP Preparatory String Orchestra Full-year $700 p/ yr
Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
MYSP Chamber Orchestra Full-year $800 p/ yr Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.

Music Theory

Program # Classes Tuition Discounts
Theory Level 1
15 p/ sem $300 p/ sem, plus $25 materials fee
Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
Theory Level 2
15 p/ sem $300 p/ sem, plus $25 materials fee Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
Theory Level 3
15 p/ sem $300 p/ sem, plus $25 materials fee Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
Theory Level 4
15 p/ sem $300 p/ sem, plus $25 materials fee Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.
Theory Level 5
15 p/ sem $300 p/ sem, plus $25 materials fee Please refer to our Music Immersion Packages below for discounts.

Music Immersion Packages

We currently offer three packages for students to take advantage of discounted rates on multiple programs from the following:
MYSP Preparatory String Orchestra, MYSP Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Rock Band, Chamber Ensemble (additional rates apply for chamber duos), and Music Theory classes.

The “Choose 1” Package
(only eligible for Powers private lesson or Suzuki lesson students)
Tuition Discount – 10% off 1 of the programs on the list above

The “Choose 2” Package
Tuition Discount – 20% off 2 of the programs on the list above

The “Choose 3” Package
Tuition Discount – 25% off 3 of the programs on the list above

 

Summer 2017

REGISTRATION FEE: A $15 per student non-refundable registration fee is due at time of registration and is not included in the total tuition (waived for current students who have already paid their annual registration fee).

Summer Full-Day Programs

Pow-Wow Prep 1 week (Session 1 or 2) $310
Pow-Wow 2 weeks (Session 3 or 4) $825 (Session 3),
$875 (Session 4)
Pow-Wow (CITs) 1 week (Session 1 or 2),
2 weeks (Session 3 or 4)
$195 (Session 1 or 2),
$425 (Session 3 or 4)
Music on the Hill 3 weeks $30 Audition Fee,
$1,990 Tuition
Music on the Hill (CITs) 3 weeks $800
Suzuki on the Hill 1 week $495

Fiddlin' on the Hill 1 week $495



 

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