Tuition and Fees

General Fees:

Registration Fee: $15/year/family

Recital fee:  Fall and Spring semesters only

  • $35/semester for beginning students
  • $45/semester for intermediate students
  • $60/semester for advanced students (one hour of rehearsal time/semester)


Private Lesson Fees:

Phyllis Freeman (violin/viola/chamber music)

30 minute lesson: $40             45 minute lesson:  $59     1 hour lesson: $78

Jonathan Terry (cello)

30 minute lesson: $36          45 minute lesson: 54           1 hour: $72

Megann Greenlees (violin/viola), Jennifer Houck (violin/viola)

30 minute lesson: $34      45 minute lesson: $50         1 hour lesson: $66


Group and Ensemble Fees

Violin Group classes:   Includes 9 classes, dress rehearsal and concert each semester.

  • $175 for 30 minute groups
  • $275 for 45 minute groups
  • $350 for 60 min. classes

Chamber Music:     10 one hour sessions with a MDTEC faculty member each semester.  Groups may perform on group concerts. Open to non-MDTEC students.

Pianists for Recitals:

  • Beginning students may rehearse with a pianist provided by MDTEC at the recital location, just prior to the performance if no other rehearsal time can be scheduled. MDTEC pays the pianist for this rehearsal time and for all performances at MDTEC recitals/concerts/groups.
  • Intermediate students must rehearse with the designated pianist prior to the day of the performance.   MDTEC covers the cost of 15 min. of rehearsal time.  For additional time over 15 min., parents must pay the pianist directly at a rate of $25/15 min. increment.
  •  Parents must pay pianists directly all non-MDTEC events. (competitions, auditions)