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 Summer 2015 Fall 2015/Spring 2016* Summer 2016
30-minutes $192  $585 per semester $195
 45-minutes $285 $873 per semester $291
60-minutes $381 $1,161 per semester  $387

*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 Summer 2015 Fall 2015/Spring 2016* Summer 2016
30-minutes $192 $729 per semester $195
45-minutes $285 $1,017 per semester $291
60-minutes $381 $1,305 per semester  $387

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

Orchestras & Ensembles 2015-16 Tuition Rates 

  • String Ensemble: $382 for the two semester program
  • String Orchestra: $382 for the two semester program
  • Young People's Concert Orchestra: $478 for the two semester program
  • Young People's Symphonic Orchestra: $478 for the two semester program
  • Percussion Ensemble: $436 for the two semester program
  • Preparatory Program: $846 for the two semester program
  • Music Today:  $377 for the two semester program

Young Years Program with Kindermusik® Academy 2015-16 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:  $196 (+ kit fee) per 14-week full-semester or $105 (+ kit fee) per 7-week mini-semester
  • Kindermusik Our Time:  $196 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester 
  • Kindermusik Imagine That:  $203 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester 
  • Kindermusik For the Young Child:  $224 (+ kit fee) per 14- week semester 
  • Kindermusik Family Time:  $130; 2nd child $110*, 3rd child $90 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester.  *Babies up to 6 months are free with one paid enrollment. 
  • Music for Little Mozarts:  $203 (+ kit fee) per 14-week semester 
  • Click here for Young Years/Kindermusik tuition payment, financial assistance and other related questions.

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