Registration forms need to be completed each SMCM calendar year which runs from September 1st through August 31st. Students can enroll at the Conservatory at any time during the course of the year and will be asked to renew again each September. Parents and students will take home a Registration Packet inclusive of the Student Policy, and Calendars.

Registration/Recital Fee: A $100 per student registration/recital fee due during registration covers administrative costs as well as expenses related to the two general student recitals to be held in  December, and May. As part of every student’s educational experience, each student is expected to perform in the general recital.

In 2023, the recitals are held on Sunday, December 10, 2023, and Sunday, May 5, 2023.


SMCM offers 30, 45, and 60-minute private lessons, taught weekly for each student. Pricing is as follows:

  • 30 minutes weekly – $190/month (reserved for beginners and/or students up to age 9).
  • 45 minutes weekly – $270/month
  • 60 minutes weekly – $320/month

Tuition is billed on the first of each month via credit card only.