Tuition & Fees

Effective: September 1, 2023


Length Per Term (16 weeks) Full Year (32 weeks) Per Lesson
30 minutes $920.00 $1,840.00 $57.50
45 minutes $1,304.00 $2,608.00 $81.50
60 minutes $1,672.00 $3,344.00 $104.50

Effective: September 1, 2024


Length Per Term (16 weeks) Full Year (32 weeks) Per Lesson
30 minutes $976.00 $1,952.00 $61.00
45 minutes $1,384.00 $2,768.00 $86.50
60 minutes $1,776.00 $3,552.00 $111.00


Please complete a private lesson inquiry form*. Our Director of Education will follow up with you to discuss learning style, educational approaches, scheduling and other preferences to help place you or your child with a teacher.

*If this is your first time using our online registration system, you'll need to create an account/password at This is a quick process.


  • Term - 16 weeks| Year - 32 weeks
  • New students may register on a rolling basis (depending on availability) after the start of a term
  • Tuition will be prorated based on the number of lessons left in the term
  • Students registered for classes in Fall Term are automatically reenrolled in Spring Term
  • For info on shared lessons, please contact the office at or 617-277-4593

Tuition Assistance

We believe that music education is a joyful and enriching experience for people of all ages. The ability to make music education available to everyone in the community has always been of great importance to the School.

A Scholarship Program, funded primarily by the School’s Annual Fund, provides tuition assistance to students who might not otherwise be able to take music lessons.

Download and fill out the Tuition Assistance Form. Submit your application via email to Vicky Lau, Director of Finance & Administration ( 

Fees & Aid

  • There is a once-yearly non-refundable $45 registration fee per family.
  • There is a $20 fee per term for payment plans.
  • No registration fee is charged for summer study.

Contact Us

Brookline Music School is a nonprofit organization that has provided excellence in music education to the Greater Boston community since 1924. We rely on the generous support of our donors to benefit the community through music.

Brookline Music School welcomes students of all ages. Enrollment is open year-round so students may begin private lesson study at any time. Join us!

Regular Hours

Monday to Friday: 9 am to 9 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8 am to 7 pm

See the Lessons & Classes or Early Childhood calendars for holiday schedules including flex days, make-up days and closures.