Tuition Rates

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 $1,142.00/semester
45-minute lessons $1,715.00/semester
60-minute lessons $2,285.00/semester
75-minute lessons $2,857.00/semester
90-minute lessons $3,427.00/semester

Higher rates may apply for some instructors.

Beginner Musician Programs

60-minute Marimba Magic $590.00/semester
Suzuki 30-minute lessons & Group Class $1,570.00/semester
Suzuki 45-minute lessons & Group Class $2,143.00/semester

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

Small & Large Ensembles

Primo Orchestra $315.00/semester
Rivers Youth Orchestras $445.00/semester
Camerata Strings $445.00/semester
Rivers Youth Wind Ensemble $445.00/semester
Chamber & Jazz Ensembles $692.00/semester
Junior ChamberMusicLab $1,010.00/semester

Classes & Seminars

Adult Piano Master Classes
(4 per semester)
60-minute Piano Seminars $338.00/semester
45-minute Theory Classes $320.00/semester
45-minute Suzuki Class
(12 per semester)
*Included in lessons price

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

Summer Programs 2022

Summer Music & Summer Jazz (2022) $1,870.00/session
Summer Orchestra (2022) $410.00/session
Summer Percussion Workshop (2022) $655.00/session


Annual registration fee (per student) $35.00