Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance Program

MYS believes that every student deserves access to music education, regardless of their background or economic circumstance. Musicians should still expect to pay a minimum tuition fee of $50 to participate in MYS. The $40 registration fee is waived for students who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch. Contact us with any questions.

Please submit your Tuition Assistance application after you receive your ensemble placement for the 2021-2022 season.

What you will need to submit:

  • Completed application: Fill out the online form below or download and print a PDF application and mail to the MYS office (one application per student)
  • Provide one of the following 2 options below (one upload per family):
  1. First two pages of your most recent federal tax return form 1040. Include the first page of Schedule C (if you were required to file it) Black out all social security numbers.
  2. OR A Free or Reduced Lunch eligibility letter from the student’s school

Please black out all social security numbers and banking information on your tax return before sending it to us.

Applicants will be notified by email of tuition assistance awards. There are no late fees assessed for applicants, and applicants should wait for their award notifications before making any payments.

Resources for Students

Concert Dress:
Free Formal Wear

Assistance with private lessons:
MusicLink Foundation

Tuition Assistance Forms

If you prefer to submit a paper application, download and send the application and supporting documents to the MYS office.

Installment Plans


Tuition Assistance Application

  • Please complete a separate application for each student, however supporting documents only need to be uploaded once per family. Applicants will be notified by email of tuition assistance awards. There are no late fees assessed for applicants, and they should wait for their award notifications before making any payments.
  • Select all that apply. Please wait to submit your application until after you receive your placement for the 2021-2022 season.
  • 2021-2022 school year
  • Financial Information

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    2021-2022 Tuition at MYS is $725 for all ensembles except Portland and Hillsboro Overture Strings, which are $685. A second enrolled student/sibling is $615, and a third+ enrolled student/sibling is $525 each. There is no additional tuition to play in multiple ensembles. Select your child's tuition rate below.
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    Annual tuition for Music Theory is $125.
  • Please indicate the amount per student.
  • Tuition is $725 for all ensembles except Portland and Hillsboro Overture Strings, which are $685.
  • If submitting tax forms and you filed a Schedule C, please also include the first page. Black out all social security numbers. (Only one document upload is required per family)
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