Tuition Rates for all NYO Program Level Memberships
2018-2019 Tuition for all NYO ensembles: San Diego Premier Symphony, Elite Symphony, Junior Elite Symphony, Orchestra 1, San Diego Select Wind Ensemble, Elite Wind Ensemble, Concert Band.
Single Member Tuition Rate $750/Full year
Family Member Tuition Rate* $700/Full year
Mid - Season Tuition $400/Half year (No family discounts for half year tuition)
Late Tuition Rate $850/Full Year
(Continuing members after June 17th)
*Discounts are available for families with two or more students enrolled in NYO ensembles at a discount of $50 per sibling for full season.
Continuing Member Tuition Payment Policies
There is an audition/registration fee of $50 for continuing members who pay after the April 30, 2018. Additionally this year, tuition will be due before June 17, 2018 for the 2017-2018 season. After the June 17th tuition payment deadline, the "Late Tuition Rate" will be $850 for continuing members. No family discounts will be given after the deadline as well.
New Member Tuition Payment Policies
The new member tuition offer expires August 20, 2018. After a person has completed their August auditions and has been placed into one of the NYO ensembles, the payment must be make in full by the end of the day of August 20, 2018. New members who pay after that date will be charged the regular tuition rate of $750.
San Diego Youth Orchestra - NYO New Youth Orchestra Program strives to provide a high-quality music education program at the lowest possible cost to the musicians’ families.
Discounts are available for families with two or more students enrolled in NYO ensembles at a discount of $50 per sibling.
Tuition payments can be made through the online payment center or by check or money order and are due on or before June 17, 2018. If a payment must be made be a check or money order, please make it payable to “San Diego Youth Orchestra LLC”. Payment is due in full at this time unless other arrangements have been made in writing in advance and approved. For cost savings, please read about early registration discount tuition rates.
For returning members, after the due date (June 17, 2018) late tuition is $850. Yearly tuition and audition fee must be paid in full before attending auditions.
Tuition is non-refundable except in extreme circumstances, such as military orders or medical emergency, and only at the discretion of the NYO. Tuition is not pro-rated for musicians joining the New Youth Orchestra Program after the start of the season.
Students are expected to attend all scheduled rehearsals and are limited to three excused absences per semester. Additional absences may result in dismissal from the orchestra or place the student’s orchestra status on probation. Dismissal from the program is at the discretion of the conductor. There will be no refund granted to any student who is dismissed from the orchestra for any reason.
Tuition cost includes: Auditions, registration, All rehearsals and instruction, music use, and enrollment into any additional NYO ensemble within the same "Ensemble Group" upon acceptance.
IMPORTANT: Please visit the 2018-2019 Season Calendar page before committing to NYO New Youth Orchestra Program.
Call 858-877-3696, and the office will schedule you for an audition appointment. Auditions are for ensemble placement as well as seating auditions.
Feel free to call or email Mario Ramirez, NYO Executive Director if you have any questions.