2017-2018 Tuition Info

Students receive 33 lessons between August 28, 2017 and May 21, 2018 (June-August lesson info here). Tuition is prorated over those 9 months and is the same amount every month:

  • 30-minute lesson $945/year=$105/month
  • 45-minute lesson $1413/year=$157/month
  • 60-minute lesson $1890/year=$210/month

Students beginning after August 28, 2017 will pay a tuition tailored to their start date.

A $50 Books/Registration fee is applied at the beginning of each year. All books and supplies are deducted from this fee. Festival and competition fees are separate from the Books/Registration fee.


Where Does My Tuition Go?

Tuition at Hixson Piano, LLC includes the following services:

  • Lesson time spent with each student: lessons, performance classes, festival practices
  • Lesson-planning and curricular planning for each student
  • Recital costs and preparations: programs, refreshments, facility rental
  • Your teacher’s training, certifications, experience, and education
    • Current memberships of professional organizations, certifications, conferences, continuing education, and educational journals
  •  Studio expenses
    • Maintenance of piano, tunings, and repairs
    • Website maintenance and fees
    • Music library
    • Copies
    • Computers and other software
  •  Property taxes, federal and state taxes, insurance, business licenses, and retirement