Tuition and Attendance Policies

Annual Registration – $120 for first student and $55 for each additional student

Important  The office will need to receive a tuition deposit of $350.00 before or at the time of the first lesson of the semester, and the remainder of tuition must be paid in full by Monday, September 24th, or in three installments on 1) September 24th, 2) October 22nd, and 3) November 19th.

New Individual Lesson Tuition Rates for 2018-19

$76 / hour
$61 / 45 minutes
$42 / 30 minutes
Master Teachers: $81 / hour
$66 / 45 minutes
$42 / 30 minutes
Special Teachers by Arrangement: inquire for rates at the office

Fees for group lessons and chamber ensembles

$42.00 per student if there are two students in the group.
$35.00 per student if there are three or more students in the group.
Choir is $30.00 per student (must be 3 or more students enrolled)

All group lessons and ensembles are one hour long. Group lessons must be pre-paid; they are non-refundable and only 1 lesson per semester can be made up as an extra class for all students.


*Accompanist Fees for Performance Classes: (fee includes rehearsal and performance)

$33.00 for 20 minutes / $42.00 for 30 minutes / $61.00 for 45 minutes / $76.00 for one hour

-For those instrumental students who would like to participate in performance classes THREE or more times per semester, a 15% discount is available. Otherwise, regular rates apply. This discount is for performance classes only, not concerts.

*Accompanist Fees for Concerts at St. Luke’s Church: (fee includes rehearsal and performance)
$38.00 for 20 minutes / $47.00 for 30 minutes / $66.00 for 45 minutes / $81.00 for one hour

-For those instrumental students who rehearse with their accompanist more than once in preparation for a concert, a 15% discount is also available towards additional rehearsals.

*Accompanist Fees for Concerts and Competitions Outside of NBS – please inquire at the office