2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

 

Tuition and fees must be paid before a student begins a lesson, class or ensemble. Students are not considered registered until payment has been made. Tuition is charged for the full semester; however, payment plans are available. All fees are non-refundable.

 

Individual Lessons Tuition Rates*

Lesson Length Per Lesson Per Semester(17 weeks) Per Year(34 weeks, excluding summer session)
Level One Instructor
30 minutes $40.00 $680.00 TBA
45 minutes $60.00 $1020.00 TBA
60 minutes $80.00 $1360.00 TBA
Level Two Instructor
30 minutes $46.38 $788.38 TBA
45 minutes $69.56 $1182.56 TBA
60 minutes $92.75 $1576.75 TBA

*Note: There is a 1.5% processing fee added to all tuition transactions.
**These Individual Lessons tuition rates apply to all sites except Austin, MN.  Click here for Austin information
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Suzuki Talent Education Tuition Rates*

Tuition includes full program of Suzuki activities with weekly individual lessons, regular group classes, plus additional activities. Price ranges depends on length of private lesson – 30, 45 or 60 minutes

 

Level 1
Strings Package $955- $1,595   (16 individual lessons, group classes, + more activities)
Guitar Package $875 – $1,515   (16 individual lessons, group classes, + more activities)
Harp Package $851 – $1,491   (16 individual lessons, group classes, + more activities)
Flute Package $745 – $1,385   (16 individual lessons, group classes, + more activities)
Piano Package $770 – $1,410   (16 individual lessons, group classes, + more activities)
Level 2
Strings Package $1,057- $1,799   (16 individual lessons, group classes, + more activities)
Guitar Package $977 – $1,719   (16 individual lessons, group classes, + more activities)
Piano Package $872 – $1,614   (16 individual lessons, group classes, + more activities)

*Note: There is a 1.5% processing fee added to all tuition transactions.

 

Music Therapy Tuition Rates*

Length of Session Tuition
30 minute $40.00
45 minute $60.00
60 minute $80.00
Create your own group session (60 minutes)
Number of students Tuition per hour
2 students $46
3-4 students $29.50

*Note: There is a 1.5% processing fee added to all tuition transactions.

Sing Play Learn with MacPhail™ Tuition

Prices vary by offering and length of session. Go to Sing Play Learn with MacPhail™

 

Group Classes and Ensembles Tuition

Prices vary by offering and length of session. Go to Groups and Ensembles for youth or for adults.

 

Summer Camps Tuition

Prices vary by offering. Go to Summer Camps.

Fees

All fees are non-refundable.

Registration Fee – $25 once per family, per school year, fee for all lessons, classes or activities costing more than $75 per semester.
Processing Fee – 1.5% fee added to all tuition transactions.
Payment Plan Fee – $20 once per family, per semester, for selecting a payment plan. All payment plans MUST be set up on automatic deductions for future payments.

Late Registration Fee – $20 once per family, per semester, for registrations completed after the first day of the semester. Applies to continuing students, not to new students or to continuing students who are registering for a new activity.

Late Payment Fee – $25 for any payments received after the specified payment plan deadlines.

 

Payment

Register by mail, in person, or by phone. MacPhail accepts cash, check, electronic check, money order, MasterCard, VISA, American Express or Discover. Charges may appear on your credit or debit card statement as “ACT” or “Active” while the charge is in the pending state. The name of the charge will be updated to “ACT-MacPhailCenter” after the charge is fully processed.

Payment Options

Pay in Full 1 payment Full payment due at registration.
Split Payment Plan* 2 payments 1st payment due at registration.  2nd payment due October 15 (fall semester) or March 15 (spring semester).
Monthly Payment Plan* 4 payments 1st payment due at registration.  2nd payment due October 15 (fall semester) or March 15 (spring semester).  3rd payment due November 15/April 154th payment due December 15/May 15
Annual Registration** 8 payments(over Fall and Spring semesters) 1st payment due at registration.  Remaining 7 payments due on the 15 of each month (October through April).

 

*Payment plan fee is due up front for any payment plans. All payment plans MUST be set up on automatic deductions.

**Annual Registration is available to Individual Instruction or Suzuki ONLY. Payment plan fees are waived for students electing the Annual registration option.

MacPhail Center for Music is committed to working with students of all economic means. If you have questions about our payment plans please call Student Services at 612-321-0100.

MacPhail reserves the right to suspend instruction when students do not meet their financial obligations; students are still liable for the full cost of instruction. Tuition credit or make-up lessons are not given as a result of lessons missed due to suspension.