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Tuition Fees

Sharon Music Academy Academic year consists of Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. The fall and spring semester each consists of 20 weeks of private instruction. For students, enrolling after the start of the semester the number of lessons will be prorated. For the summer semester, students can choose the number of lessons and the dates of the lessons. Group programs usually run in 8, 12 or18 lesson sessions, which can cross semester boundaries.

Annual Registration Fee

There is an annual registration fee of $50 per student or $65 per family (more than one person) per year. The annual registration fee is non-refundable. This fee is due at registration with a completed registration form for each new and returning student.

Private Lessons

Tuition for the Fall or Spring Semester (the semester is based on 20 lessons ) may be paid in full or in 4 monthly installments (Payment Plan). Academy has an open enrollment – you can start lessons at any time. If the lessons start after the beginning of the semester, the number of lessons and installments will be prorated accordingly. Tuition for the lessons in the Summer Semester must be paid in full before the first lesson in the semester.

Piano, Violin, Cello, Viola, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Music Theory, Audio Engineering

  • 30 min lesson – $1060 ($265 per installment, $53 per extra lesson)
  • 45 min lesson – $1420 ($355 per installment, $71 per extra lesson)
  • 60 min lesson – $1860 ($465 per installment, $93 per extra lesson)

Guitar

  • 30 min lesson – $960 ($240 per installment, $48 per extra lesson)
  • 45 min lesson – $1220 ($305 per installment, $61 per extra lesson)
  • 60 min lesson – $1700 ($425 per installment, $85 per extra lesson)

Voice

  • 45 min lesson – $1440 ($360 per installment, $72 per extra lesson)
  • 60 min lesson – $1880 ($470 per installment, $94 per extra lesson)

Piano Performance and Competition Program

This program is taught by Music Director and may require an extra number of lessons in the semester.
  • 30 min lesson – $1160 ($240 per installment, $58 per extra lesson)
  • 45 min lesson – $1580 ($390 per installment, $79 per extra lesson)
  • 60 min lesson – $2000 ($500 per installment, $100 per extra lesson)

Group Programs

Unless noted, all group classes are 45 min long. Tuition for a group course or a program must be paid in full prior to the start of the course or the program.

 

Preschool Music Programs

  • Suzuki Violin "Pre-Twinklers" 12 lessons session - $295
  • Jolly Keys 12 lessons session - $295
  • Jolly Notes 12 lessons session - $275

Suzuki Violin program requires a student to have a violin. Parents can rent a violin for about $25 a months from many local rental shops. SMA has a limited number of violins to rent as well.

Group Classes and Programs

  • Music Theory 12 lessons session - $300
  • Ensembles and Chamber Groups 15 rehearsals/school year - $320

Miscellaneous Fees

Piano Accompaniment Fees for Recitals, Competitions, and Performances

  • Sight Reading Accompaniment – $60 15 min of rehearsal time and performance
  • Concerto Accompaniment – $90/hour for rehearsals and $25 performance fee
  • Online Group Supervised Practice – $25/hour the group is limited to 5 students
For travel of more than 25 miles, additional fees may apply.