Fees

Enrollment is for the entire school year. Annual tuition includes 36 weeks of instruction.

Students are invoiced on an annual basis. There are three 12-week quarters in the school year. Tuition paid in full by August 15, 2016 is discounted 5%. Tuition may be paid in three quarterly installments on August 15, November 15, and February 15. Tuition is prorated for students enrolling after the start of the school year. Please refer to our General Policies and Procedures or YM Policies and Procedures for more information about enrollment and refund policies.

Tuition and Fees for Adults

Annual tuition is based on 36 weeks of instruction. Adult students are allowed to register on a quarterly basis at the instructor’s discretion

Individual lessons

Rate Quarter Annual

Theory and Music History classes

Ensembles (Annual Tuition)

* discount for taking private lessons

**additional materials fee of up to $40 will apply each semester

30-min. lessons $50 $600 $1,800
45-min. lessons $71 $852 $2,556
60-min. lessons $88 $1,056 $3,168
75-min. lessons $110 $1,320 $3,960
90-min. lessons $125 $1,500 $4,500
Music History (10 weeks) $300/275*
Music History (5 weeks) $150/135*
Music History (4 weeks) $120/110*
Adult Guitar Orchestra $25/20* $300/240* $900/720*
Piano Ensemble $25/20* $300/240* $900/720*
Artes Vocales of Los Angeles $10** $120** $360**

Individual lessons (without group lessons)

Individual Lessons

RateQuarterAnnual

30-min. lessons $50 $600 $1,800
45-min. lessons $71 $852 $2,556
60-min. lessons $88 $1,056 $3,168
75-min. lessons $110 $1,320 $3,960
90-min. lessons $125 $1,500 $4,500

Artist-Teacher Individual Lessons

RateQuarterAnnual

30-min. lessons $54 $648 $1,944
45-min. lessons $81 $972 $2,916
60-min. lessons $108 $1,296 $3,888
90-min. lessons $162 $1,944 $5,832

Individual lessons with required group classes (Guitar, Strings, and Jazz Studies)

RateQuarterAnnual

30-min. lessons & Strings or Guitar Musicianship $75 $900 $2,700
45-min. lessons & Strings or Guitar Musicianship $96 $1,152 $3,456
30-min. lessons & Suzuki Group/Annecto Strings* $60 $720 $2,160
45-min. lessons & Suzuki Group/Annecto Strings* $81 $972 $2,916
60-min. lessons & Suzuki Group/Annecto Strings* $98 $1,176 $3,528
30-min. lessons & Jazz Orchestra $60 $720 $2,160
45-min. lessons & Jazz Orchestra $81 $972 $2,916
60-min. lessons & Jazz Orchestra $98 $1,176 $3,528
30-min. lessons & Junior Guitar Orchestra $70 $840 $2,520
45-min. lessons & Junior Guitar Orchestra $91 $1,092 $3,276
60-min. lessons & Junior Guitar Orchestra $108 $1,296 $3,888
30-min. lessons & Los Angeles Youth Guitar Orchestra $75 $900 $2,700
45-min. lessons & Los Angeles Youth Guitar Orchestra $96 $1,152 $3,456
60-min. lessons & Los Angeles Youth Guitar Orchestra $113 $1,356 $4,068

*Suzuki groups are for students enrolled in cello, guitar, viola, or violin.

**Annecto Strings is for advanced cello, viola, and violin students

Ensembles

RateQuarterAnnual

Chamber Music $35/30* $420/360* $1,260/1,080*
Jazz Ensemble $35/30* $420/360* $1,260/1,080*
Percussion Ensemble $35/30* $420/360* $1,260/1,080*
Flute Ensemble $35/30* $420/360* $1,260/1,080*
Clarinet Ensemble $35/30* $420/360* $1,260/1,080*
Jazz Orchestra $10 $120 $360

* discount for students concurrently enrolled in individual lessons.

Youth Theory Class

RateQuarterAnnual

 $20/10* $240/120* $720/360*

* discount for taking private lessons

Young Musicians

All levels

For the year $900

Materials fees between $33 and $53 per year will apply.

Other Fees

Late Payment Fee$25

Returned Check Fee $25

YM Early Withdrawal Fee $100

Individual Lesson Early Withdrawal Fee $150

Note: Tuition will be prorated if students enroll mid-year