Tuition Rates

2018-2019 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 $1,088.00
45-minute lessons $1,632.00
60-minute lessons $2,176.00
90-minute lessons $3,264.00

Higher rates may apply for some instructors.

Beginner Musician Programs

60-minute Marimba Magic $560.00
30-minute Suzuki violin lessons $736.00
45-minute Suzuki violin lessons $1,072.00
Music Box $1,216.00

Small & Large Ensembles

Primo Orchestra $296.00
Rivers Youth Orchestras $420.00
Camerata Strings $420.00
Rivers Youth Wind Ensemble $420.00
Chamber & Jazz Ensembles $656.00

Classes & Seminars

Adult Piano Masterclasses (4 per semester) $212.00
60-minute Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced Piano Seminars $304.00
45-minute Theory Classes $304.00
45-minute Suzuki Guitar Class $420.00
60-minute Composition Class $600.00

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

Summer Programs

Summer Music (2018) $1,750.00
Summer Orchestra (2018) $385.00


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