Private lessons can be started at any time of the year. Simply email us with the following information:
- Your instrument (consult instruments page)
- Instructor preference, if any (consult instructors page)
- Availability (weekday during day, weekday evenings, or weekends only - plus times)
Send the email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you promptly.
Returning or Continuing Private Students
Returning students need to re-register every term.
Cost of Regular Private Lessons
**Students registered in ensembles receive a 10% discount on private lessons since every other week (EOW) lessons are required to be in those ensembles.
We accept payment by credit card through your student portal (see upper right-hand link on any page on the website) or by check, by mail or the drop box at the CIM office. Hard copy registrations can be mailed or put it in the drop box.
Required Items for All Students
- An instrument
- A recording device
- Small notebook
Note: The Center does have a few instruments available for loan. Please contact us if you are in need of an instrument.
All Center for Irish Music students must pay an annual registration fee upon registration in the Fall. The fees are $20 per student with a $50 cap per family. The registration fee is is valid from September to September.
Discounts and Reduced Rates
Multi-family member discount: When you register by the registration deadline, each member of your immediate family will receive a 5% discount on any CIM class or lesson for that same term.
Ensemble Member Private Lesson Rate: All ensemble students are required to take EOW (every other week) private lessons on the instrument they play in the ensemble. Students enrolled in any of our ensembles, youth* or adult, receive private lessons at a 10% discounted rate.
*Advanced Youth Ensemble students are required take weekly lessons on the instrument they play in ensemble.
Registration fees are not eligible for discounts.