Instructions for returning students who are reapplying to the Duke University String School:

If you are a current student at DUSS and are returning for a new semester, please complete and submit the Returning Student Registration form.

Please fill out the form as completely as possible and please note that families with multiple children may use the same form for the whole family.  Do not fill out this form if you are a new student!

"Thank you for your registration" message will let you know you have completed your registration. 

We encourage parents to pay for String School online and you will receive details from Katharine. Payment by check will continue to be an option.

  • Private lesson students: your full payment or your first installment is due before your first lesson.  
  • Orchestra only students: you payment is due January 12.  After that day, there will be a $25 late fee.   
  • If you wish to pay in installments, please write a note in the Questions and Comments Box at the end of the form. There is no extra fee if you decide to pay in installments.

If you have any questions, please email Katharine at