Suzuki Talent Education
of Waterloo

Violin | Viola | Cello
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School Fees (2015-2016)

School Fees:

These following figures are based on the 2015-2016 school year. STEW fees are determined by the Suzuki Talent Education of Waterloo board of directors in the annual budget meeting. School fees are typically determined in May or June of each year. Suzuki Talent Education of Waterloo is a non-profit organization.

School fees are due in two installments on September 1st and January 1st each year. Special arrangements can be made for students who need to make payments in monthly installments. An administrative fee of $10 applies to families wishing to make monthly installments.

Registration fee: $35 per student or $60 per family

Primary Group Class fee: $360 per student. This includes 13-14 group classes per year, special events, 1 solo recital, 2 group concerts, and 1 play-in. Group class must be taken in conjunction with private lessons.

Supplementary/Enrichment Class: $125 per student per class. This includes Musical Movement, Rhythmic Reading 1-2, Music Reading, and our ensemble program. In the case where a student is only participating in ensemble please see primary group class fee.

Pre-Pre Twinkle: Each term has 10 classes and participation in our opening play-in, yuletide showcase and spring concert. PPT will be weekly in 2015-2016. For returning students who already have class materials it is $140 per term and for new students it is $160 and includes class CD.

Music Theory Class: Theory is offered on a term by term basis at 10 weeks per term with 4 people per class. Please inquire about cost and lesson availability. Private theory lessons also available to prepare for RCM examinations.

Private Lessons:

Teachers bill for private lessons independently of school fees and group classes. Some teachers have a 10 month equal payment schedule for lessons while others bill in term instalments. This is determined by your private instructor. Private lessons must be taken in conjunction with group class.

Projected fees for individual lessons in the 2015-2016 school year is $28 per 30 minutes, $42/45 minutes or $56/hour.

The individual teachers teach approximately 32-36 lessons per year between September and June.