2021 Fees

Fees are per semester. There are 14 lessons each semester. Ensemble fees are included in these prices.

Parents may chose to pay in full or in 2 installments.  There is no additional fee for paying in installments, however, decimals are rounded up.  For Fall semester, payments are due no later than: September 4 and November 4.  For Spring semester payments are due: January 4 and March 4.

Private lesson students: your first installment is due before your first lesson. 

Any full payment or installment of payment received after due date will incur a $30 late fee.

For new registrants, there is a one time $30 non-refundable application fee.

Beginning Spring 2022, any student taking more than 1 semester away from any of our programs and rejoining will incur $30 administrative processing fee upon re-registration.

No refunds will be given after the first week of each semester.  If a student drops lessons or ensemble mid-semester, they are responsible for paying any remaining fees owed for the remainder of the semester.

 Private Lessons

  • 60 minutes  $805
  • 45 minutes  $675
  • 30 minutes  $535

String Orchestra Tuition: 

There is no charge for students who are taking private lessons through the String School. For those students whose participation is limited to Orchestra, the fees are as follows:

  • Youth Symphony  $210/semester
  • Concert String Orchestra $185/semester
  • Intermediate String Orchestra $185/semester

*Youth Symphony Winds, Brass, Harp, Piano, Percussion students: click HERE for policies and fees.

Chamber Music

  • 60-Minute Coaching   $250/semester
  • 45- Minute Coaching  $200/semester

DUSS-Ciompi Collaborative, Advanced Chamber Music Program

  • $525, students not taking lessons through DUSS (orchestra fee included)
  • $400, students taking lessons through DUSS (as orchestra fee is included in lesson fee)

Music Theory I and II

  • $90 per semester

Viola for Violinists (3 weeks)

  • $40
Scholarship Assistance Information
Summer Lessons and Camp information