Registration Information

New Student Registration
Open registration for new students begins on June 17, 2013. Confirmation cards for fall lessons and classes will be sent beginning in July. The fall semester begins on September 9, 2013.

  • Complete the Registration Form (one form per student; form may be duplicated) or register online now!
  • Be sure to list specific class time or widest availability for private lessons.
  • To facilitate placement for private lessons, it is recommended that students complete the Student Profile Form, and submit it with the registration form.
  • Sign the registration form (required), indicating that you understand and accept the Conservatory's policies as outlined here.
  • Return the form by mail, by fax, or in person with the non-refundable $35 family registration fee and the appropriate tuition deposit (see below).

Please note: We cannot take registration over the phone or confirm lessons for unregistered students. Students will be notified of their lesson/class time by telephone or by mail once the best placement for the student has been determined.

Family Discount

Families who register 4 or more Conservatory offerings (private lessons, classes, performing ensembles) receive a 5% discount off their tuition.

Returning Student Registration
Returning students will be mailed registration materials in mid-April, 2013 for the fall. In order to receive priority placement students must register by May 11, 2013. Confirmation cards for fall lessons and classes will be sent in late-May and June. The fall semester begins on September 9, 2013.

  • Complete the Registration Form included in the mailing or register online now.
  • Be sure to list specific class time or widest availability for private lessons.
  • To facilitate placement for new private lessons or for teacher change requests, it is recommended that you complete the Student Profile Form, and submit it with the Registration Form.
  • Sign the registration form (required), indicating that you understand and accept the Conservatory's policies as outlined here.
  • Return the form by mail, by fax, or in person with the non-refundable $35 family registration fee and the appropriate tuition deposit (see below).

Please note: We cannot take registration over the phone or confirm lessons for unregistered students. Students will be notified of their lesson/class time by telephone or by mail once the best placement for the student has been determined.


Payment Due with Registration Form
$35 non-refundable registration fee per family

Plus tuition deposit:

  • Classes: $75 per student per class
  • Private lessons (30 minute): $100 per student per instrument
  • Private lessons (45 minute): $150 per student per instrument
  • Private lessons (60 minute): $200 per student per instrument
  • Young Artist: $500 per student (non-refundable)
  • Young Musician: $500 per student (non-refundable)
  • Young Music Scholar: $150 per student
  • Ensembles: $75 per student per ensemble


Payment Policies
Please read "Conservatory Policies" very carefully.

  • A 1.5% finance charge is applied monthly to unpaid balances. There will be a $30 charge for all returned checks.
  • Payments may be made by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express; either by mail, in person, by telephone, or online at www.rider.edu/conservatory.