Tuition Rates

2019-2020 Tuition Rates:
Please note, tuition rates are based on a 16-week semester. Billing is calculated per semester. Tuition for students enrolling after the start of either semester is pro-rated.

Financial Aid:
The Rivers School Conservatory is committed to making music education available to as many students as possible. Financial aid is based on financial need and availability of funds.
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Private Instruction

30-minute lessons $1,110.00
45-minute lessons $1,665.00
60-minute lessons $2,222.00
75-minute lessons $2,775.00
90-minute lessons $3,333.00

Higher rates may apply for some instructors.

Beginner Musician Programs

60-minute Marimba Magic $572.00
75-minute Marimba Magic $714.00
Suzuki violin lessons $1,110.00+

+Rates vary depending on group class component/private lesson duration

Small & Large Ensembles

Primo Orchestra $296.00
Rivers Youth Orchestras $430.00
Camerata Strings $430.00
Rivers Youth Wind Ensemble $430.00
Chamber & Jazz Ensembles $670.00

Classes & Seminars

Adult Piano Master Classes (4 per semester) $216.00
60-minute Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced Piano Seminars $310.00
45-minute Theory Classes $310.00
45-minute Suzuki Guitar Class $430.00
60-minute Composition Class $612.00
Miscellaneous Classes $430.00

Students involved in the weekly private lessons receive a $50 discount per each additional class/ensemble every semester.

Summer Programs

Summer Music Classical & Jazz (2019) $1,800.00
Summer Orchestra (2019) $385.00


One-time new student evaluation fee $40.00
Annual registration fee (per student) $30.00