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 2013/ Spring 2014* Summer 2014
30-minutes $567 per semester $189
 45-minutes $846 per semester $282
60-minutes $1,125 per semester $375

*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 2013/ Spring 2014* Summer 2014
30-minutes $711 per semester $189
45-minutes $990 per semester $282
60-minutes $1,269 per semester $375

 *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
  • Jazz Lab Ensemble: $225 per semester
  • Preparatory Program: $846 for the two semester program
  • Music Today:  $300 for the two semester program

Young Years Program with Kindermusik® Academy 2013-14 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:  $198 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester 
  • Kindermusik For the Young Child:  $216 (+ kit fee) per 14- week semester 
  • Kindermusik Family Time:  $120; 2nd child $100*, 3rd child $80 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester 
    • *Babies up to 6 months are free with one paid enrollment. 
  • Music by Leaps and Bounds: $198 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester
  • Music for Little Mozarts:  $198 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester 
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