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Do you know about

MSM Financial Aid?

Sept-May Regular Rates

*Please take the time to read & understand the below
information about tuition, so there is no confusion
about pro-rating, especially in holiday months like Dec!

Standard Level Instruction Rate

Violin/Viola Lessons:

60 minute $160/month                  

45 minute $130/month                         

30 minute $95/month                       

20 minute $75/month 

All other instruments:

60 minute $145/month (not offered for voice)

45 minute $115/month (not offered for voice)     

30 minute $80/month                           

20 minute $60/month

Payment September-May is pro-rated. Lesson rates are based on a 30-week lesson year over those 9 months and are scheduled between you and the teacher. Tuition is due on the 15th of each month. There is also a one time $20 membership fee per student at the time of registration.  Payments received after the 15th of the month will accrue a $20 late fee unless other arrangements have been made with the Executive Director and/or Bookkeeper.

If you register for lessons in September you receive 30 lesson opportunities by the end of May, if in October (27), November (24), December (20), January (16), February (13), March (10), April (6), May (4).


See our missed lesson policy to learn more about our policies for weather cancellations, student absences, teacher absences, and COVID-19 policies:

 Summer rates       

Families are billed for the individual number of lessons chosen.


60 minute lesson $43/lesson

45 minute lesson $35/lesson

30 minute lesson $25/lesson

20 minute lesson $18/lesson


Send a check to: 

125 St Andrews Court Suite 217

Mankato, MN 56001


Leave a check in our secured drop box at our Mankato location.

Click on your MSM emailed invoice and pay through PayPal.

Log into your student portal and pay there.


Be part of the growth of our program as we expand across Southern Minnesota to partner with more and more area communities bringing teachers to YOU to reach MORE students providing ACCESS to a greater variety of instruments and classes! 

Donate to our financial aid fund to ensure that no student is turned away who might be experiencing financial hardship. 

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