Summer 2013 Information
Ages 5* - Adult (all levels)
(Age 4 students are eligible to take private lessons in Dalcroze Eurhythmics Piano, Suzuki cello, viola, violin, or guitar).
Summer: June 22 - August 17 (8 weeks*)
Summer Private Instruction Tuition:
- 30-minute: $42 per lesson
- 45-minute: $60 per lesson
- 60-minute: $76 per lesson
Students must register for a minimum of 2 lessons during the summer semester.
The summer months are a wonderful time to begin a new instrument or to continue studying the one you already play! With fewer outside activities demanding time, students are better able to focus on their musical studies. Scheduling of lessons during the summer is flexible. Please inquire.
Summer private or semi-private lessons are available for the following: all brass instruments, bassoon, cello, clarinet, dulcimer, electronic keyboard, flute, French horn, guitar (all styles), oboe, penny whistle, piano (all styles), recorder, saxophone, viola da gamba, viola, violin, and voice.
Free Placement Consultations
New prospective students are encouraged to contact the School for free placement consultations to help advise them in their musical studies. New student information sheets are available on the School’s website and should be completed prior to scheduling a placement appointment.
*Note: There are 8 weeks of instruction during the summer semester, beginning Saturday, June 22. However, summer lessons often begin earlier, depending on the instructor’s availability and/or the number of make up lessons that may be owed to currently registered students. Please contact the School’s Registrar at 617-484-4696 ext 12 to inquire.
Pre-Registration begins Monday, May 20, 2013.
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 Information
Ages 5 - Adult (all levels)
Academic Year: September 2013 - June 2014 (34 weeks)
Private lessons are the core of music education. Lessons are offered for adults, teenagers, and children ages 5 and older, at all levels. Private lessons require a commitment from the student as well as from the family. If you are interested in Suzuki instruction, please click here.
Private lesson is available for the following: acoustic/electric bass, banjo, bassoon, cello, clarinet, composition, dulcimer, electronic keyboard, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar (all styles including bass guitar), harp (lap and folk), harpsichord, jazz (various instruments), music therapy, oboe, organ, penny whistle, percussion, piano (all styles), recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola da gamba, viola, violin, and voice.
During the academic year, private lessons are a full school year of 34 weeks running from September - June (tuition is for the 34 weeks). Fees are pro-rated for private lesson students entering after the start of the school year.
Academic Year Tuition Rates for private instruction include:
- 34 weeks of private music lessons that include theory training
- Option to select orchestra, chorus, or music theory elective for only $100 per semester that includes performances during the academic year.
- 1 group performance workshop during the academic year.
- Written student evaluation at the end of each semester
- Opportunity to perform in Festivals, and CHamber Music Programs.
- If needed, free accompaniment rehearsal time prior to a recital or a student's performance.
Academic Year 2013-14 Private Lesson Tuition:
- 30-minute lessons: Total tuition: $1,479 (2 payments of $739.50)
- 45-minute lessons: Total tuition: $2,108 (2 payments of $1,054)
- 60-minute lessons: Total tuition: $2,788 (2 payments of $1,394)
The fall semester private lesson tuition along with the $30 per student/$50 per family annual registration fee must be paid in full at the time of registration.
Prospective students should contact the School for free placement consultations to help advise them in their musical studies. Call (617) 484-4696 to schedule your appointment. Click here to download a new student inquiry form to complete and bring to the meeting.
For more information about registration, please contact the Registrar at (617) 484-4696 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
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