Discounts & Perks

Discounts

We are pleased to offer a variety of discounts to our students. Please contact us to have a discount applied to your account.

Individual Lesson Plus Discounts
Students who take 16 or more individual lessons in an academic year are entitled to the following discounts:

Free classes:

    • Designated schoolwide workshops
    • Music Theory I
    • Audubon Voices: Children's Chorus

Ensembles discounts:

    • 5% off duo ensembles
    • 20% off one Greater New Haven Youth Ensemble
    • 25% off all other ensembles
    • 50% off one Greater New Haven Youth Ensemble when also enrolled in a small ensemble

Dance & Wellness discounts:

    • 50% off Dance & Wellness classes (excluding mini-sessions and classes prorated to less than half a year)

Drama & Film discounts:

    • 15% off Drama & Film classes

Parent discounts:

    • Parents of students taking 16 or more individual lessons in an academic year are entitled to 25% off Dance & Wellness classes

Dance Multi-Class Discount
50% off the 2nd and any additional Dance & Wellness class(es).
Discount applies to the least expensive class(es) and excludes mini-sessions.

Preschool Plus Discounts

    • NMS Preschool/Toddler students are entitled to 50% off Dance & Wellness and Early Childhood classes
    • Parents of NMS Preschool/Toddler students are entitled to 25% off Dance & Wellness classes

Audubon Arts Discount
5% off Audubon Arts tuition when a family enrolls two or more siblings in Audubon Arts during the same summer.

Seniors (65 and Over) Discount
5% off any tuition upon request.
Please note: The price for Vintage Voices has already been reduced and is not eligible for this discount.

Financial Aid
Financial aid is available to qualifying students. Please visit Financial Aid to learn more.

Perks

Performance Opportunities
We provide a broad range of opportunities to perform, both at NMS and in the community. Please visit Performances to learn more. Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are currently presenting recitals and other performing opportunities virtually whenever possible. We will resume in-person performances when it is safe to do so.

Staff Accompanist
We offer staff accompanists at performance opportunities.

Practice Rooms
We have three practice rooms available to students, with a piano in each room. Students may sign out a practice room key at the front desk, on a first come, first served basis.

Awards
We present merit-based awards to select students at the end of each academic year.

Premier Ensembles
Our four NMS Premier Ensembles - Jazz, String, Wind, and Dance - offer a unique, tuition-free opportunity for advanced students to perform at the highest level while serving the NMS community. Please visit Premier Ensembles to learn more.

Young Artist Diploma Program
Our Young Artist Diploma Program helps music students achieve conservatory-level proficiency on their instruments. Please visit Young Artist Diploma to learn more.

Greater New Haven Youth Ensembles
Since 1961, our Greater New Haven Youth Ensembles have offered young musicians unparalleled opportunities to play with other high-achieving students. Please visit Greater New Haven Youth Ensembles to learn more.

CMEA Regionals and All-State Audition Preparation
We provide workshops to help prepare students to audition for Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA) Regional and All-State Festivals.

Royal Conservatory of Music Certificate Program
We support the Royal Conservatory of Music Certificate Program, which provides a standard of music education and achievement through a sequenced course of study.

Community Gatherings
From movie nights for our younger students to open mics for our teens to play-ins and coffee hours for all, we provide regular opportunities for NMS community members to connect with one another. Due to COVID-19 precautions, our in-person gatherings are currently on hold. We look forward to resuming these activities and more when it is safe to come together again.