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.
- 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.
- 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)