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Registration, Tuition and Fees

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COVID-19 UPDATE: The Illinois String Academy will continue to lead instruction 100% online throughout the Spring 2021 semester, or until University policies are updated to allow for ISA in-person instruction to occur. We are accepting new students and offering free trials, and all of our previously cancelled offerings have returned this semester in online formats.

Content on this page

  • Registration Fee
  • Private lesson and group class tuition
  • Pre-College Chamber Music tuition
  • Theory, Musicianship and Composition tuition
  • Billing Options and Private Lesson Disclaimer

Registration Fee

A $20 registration fee will be assessed with each registration in Fall, Spring and Summer.

Private Lesson and Group Class Tuition—Fall and Spring

  • Private lesson tuition—includes 15 weekly lessons
  • Group class tuition—includes 12 weekly group classes (*must be enrolled in private lessons)
  • *Group class registration is required for any student seeking private lessons in kindergarten through 8th grade (ages 5 to 14, approximately)*
  • *Beginners rate: Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a beginner's rate at this time.
     
  • 30 minute lessons | $345
  • 45 minute lessons | $495
  • 60 minute lessons | $660
  • 90 minute lessons | $990
  • 30 minute lessons + group classes | $345 + $135
  • 45 minute lessons + group classes | $495 + $135
  • 60 minute lessons + group classes | $660 + $135
  • 90 minute lessons + group classes | $990 + $135

Private Lesson Tuition—Summer

  • *Only individual lessons are offered during summer.
  • 30 minute lessons | $23 per lesson
  • 45 minute lessons | $33 per lesson
  • 60 minute lessons | $44 per lesson
  • 90 minute lessons | ​$66 per lesson

Pre-College Chamber Music

  • Chamber Music | $190
  • Theory Class | $125 *Required* for Chamber Music participants
  • Music Technology and Composition Class | $150 (elective)
  • ECIYO quartet members may add theory or composition at the rates listed above.

Theory, Musicianship, and Composition Instruction for Youth  

  • Private tutoring
    • 30 minute lessons | $23 per lesson
    • 45 minute lessons | $33 per lesson
    • 60 minute lessons | $44 per lesson
    • 90 minute lessons | ​$66 per lesson
  • Theory Class | $125
  • Music Technology and Composition Class | $150

Billing Options 

  • Payment may be made by check (payable to “University of Illinois”) or credit card through a U of I secure credit card site (http://go.illinois.edu/ISAPayment).
  • Tuition may be paid in full upon receipt of the invoice or, by request, in two installments – due at the beginning of the term and during the 7th week.
  • Private Lesson Disclaimer:*If students do not receive all lessons paid for in a given term, a credit will be issued towards registration for the following term (fall, spring, or summer). Likewise, extra lessons (if not paid for ahead of time) will be charged in addition to tuition for the following term.