How long is a lesson? 

We offer 30, 45 or 60 minute lessons. 

What is included in my tuition? 

Tuition for private lessons and ensembles includes the opportunity to perform throughout the year in our 120 seat recital hall with both Steinway and Bosendorfer grand pianos as well as audio/visual recording equipment. With a piano in every room, teaching studios, classrooms, and rehearsal halls have been designed specifically for music instruction. 

Who is my teacher?

The Conservatory is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (the governing body for college and professional conservatory programs) and has extremely high standards for musical education. Our teachers are experienced educators and performers from major conservatories and music programs throughout the United States and Europe including: Curtis Institute of Music, The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, Berklee College of Music, Paris Conservatoire (France), and the Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan State Conservatories (Russia) and many other renowned music programs. Our deans, also experienced artists and educators, will meet with you to determine a good teacher fit based upon personality, schedule and curriculum. 

What is the cost? 

The tuition varies depending upon the length of the class and whether it is group instruction or a private lesson. Please see our current catalog. There are many discounted classes for the Conservatory's students enrolled in private lessons.

Does the Conservatory offer family discounts?  

Yes. See our Registration section for a complete list of discounts.

Is financial aid available?

Yes. See information about our scholarship program and download an application in our Registration section.