Prep Private Instruction

These prices are in effect for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Lesson Length


  35 lessons 30 lessons 24 lessons
60-minute lessons $4,235 $3,630 $2,904
45-minute lessons $3,395 $2,910 $2,328
30-minute lessons $2,275 $1,950 $1,560
Additional Charges
Registration fee $50
Late registration fine $50
Student ID replacement fee $10
Evaluation Fee $30**

**The Evaluation Fee is required for all private lesson students.


*Higher rates apply for some instructors. Rates will be reflected in the online registration system, or call the Registration office at 617-585-1174 to inquire about your instructor's rate.

  • Suzuki students are required to register separately for the appropriate Suzuki Group Class.
  • To be eligible for discounted tuition on year-long activities (classes, chamber music, jazz ensembles, and large ensembles), students are required to register for 24, 30, or 35 Preparatory School private lessons for the year. Any approved cancellation or reduction of lessons below 24 will result in a reversal of these discounts.