Tuition & Fees

COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL

A non-refundable registration fee of $30 is assessed once per academic year per student upon enrollment.  


Individual (non-Suzuki) Lessons
Lesson Length Fall 2014/Spring 2015* Summer 2015
30-minutes $576 per semester $192 
 45-minutes $855 per semester $285
60-minutes $1,143 per semester  $381

*Tuition shown for individual, non-Suzuki lessons. Rates for Suzuki Strings (Fall & Spring) and Special Arrangement teachers are higher. 

Information regarding the St. Louis Public School Partnership Program is available through participating schools. 

Suzuki Strings Program

Lesson Length Fall 2014/Spring 2015* Summer 2015
30-minutes $720 per semester $192
45-minutes $999 per semester $285
60-minutes $1,287 per semester  $381

 *Fees for the biennial Suzuki Workshop Weekend are included in the Fall/Spring tuition. 

Orchestras & Ensembles 2014-15 Tuition Rates 

  • String Ensemble: $369 for the two semester program
  • String Orchestra: $369 for the two semester program
  • Young People's Concert Orchestra: $465 for the two semester program
  • Young People's Symphonic Orchestra: $465 for the two semester program
  • Percussion Ensemble: $436 for the two semester program
  • Preparatory Program: $846 for the two semester program
  • Music Today:  $300 for the two semester program

Young Years Program with Kindermusik® Academy 2014-15 Tuition Rates* 

In addition to tuition and kit fees, there is a $10 registration fee per semester for Kindermusik and Young Years classes. 

  • Kindermusik Village:  $189 (+ kit fee) per 14-week full-semester or $98 (+ kit fee) per 7-week mini-semester
  • Kindermusik Our Time:  $189 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester 
  • Kindermusik Imagine That:  $196 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester 
  • Kindermusik For the Young Child:  $217 (+ kit fee) per 14- week semester 
  • Kindermusik Family Time:  $126; 2nd child $105*, 3rd child $84 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester.  *Babies up to 6 months are free with one paid enrollment. 
  • Music by Leaps and Bounds: $196 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester
  • Music for Little Mozarts:  $196 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester 
  • Click here for Young Years/Kindermusik tuition payment, financial assistance and other related questions.

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