About Individual Lessons

flute Washington Conservatory of Music is dedicated to fostering musical excellence by providing a nurturing environment in which students of all ages and levels may benefit from the expertise of outstanding multinational faculty members. Individual instruction is the cornerstone of all music training at WCM.

Students of all levels are accepted for individual lessons without an audition. The age at which a student may begin private instrumental instruction depends upon the instrument and the individual student. Please call the office (301-320-2770) for guidance. registration info

Individual instruction is offered in the following:

Private lesson tuition per 18-week semester: tuition & fees

The Washington Conservatory has an open-door admissions policy. Students are accepted for individual lessons without audition. registration info

  1. Students must supply their own instruments. Piano students are expected to have access to an acoustic piano. WCM is happy to refer students to local music stores for instrument purchase or rental.
  2. Parents may observe lessons with the consent of the teacher.
  3. For Attendance and Makeup policies please see policies.
  4. WCM reserves the right to transfer a student to another teacher, upon recommendation of the studentís current teacher, or, if no other teacher is available, to discontinue study.

To experience the greatest benefit from weekly individual music lessons, students of all ages are enthusiastically encouraged to immediately establish a regular daily practice routine, in accord with the individual guidance of the student’s WCM teacher.

  1. Thirty-minute lessons are suggested for younger students. Lessons of 45 minutes and 60 minutes are suggested for all other students.
  2. Each semester includes 18 weekly lessons. Individual instruction, however, may begin at any time during the year, provided space is available in the teacherís schedule.
  3. Private lesson tuition will be pro-rated for students who begin their studies after a semester has begun.
  4. Annual registration fee is nonrefundable: tuition & fees

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