Private Lesson Overview

Private lessons can be started at any time of the year and registration is done internally once we have corresponded and settled on a day/time/instructor combination that works for you. Please read through the information below to learn more about how private lessons work at the Center for Irish Music. For more details, visit the private lessons page on our website.

New Students: Please fill out a student inquiry form by following the link on the right.

Returning Students: Please do not fill out an inquiry form unless you want to study a new instrument with a new teacher! To register for a lesson with the same instructor and instrument for next term--even if you would like a different time--please email Hannah Carr-Murphy at to be registered.

Cost of Private Lessons
30 minute private lesson $31.00 ($27.90*)
45 minute private lesson $46.50 ($41.85*)
60 minute private lesson $62.00 ($55.80*)

*Discounted private lesson rates are for ensemble members.

Cost of Semi-Private Lessons
30 minute semi-private lesson $20.00 per student
45 minute semi-private lesson $23.00 per student
60 minute semi-private lesson $32.00 per student

Discounts and Reduced Rates**
Multi-family member discount: When you register by the registration deadline each term, 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:Students enrolled in any of our ensembles, youth or adult, receive discounted on private lessons (10% discount). Adult and intermediate ensemble students are required take lessons at least every other week on their primary ensemble instrument. Advanced Youth and Starling Ensemble students are required to take weekly lessons on their primary ensemble instrument.

**Registration fees are not eligible for discounts.

Click on the instrument you'd like to learn to see which instructors you can schedule lessons with. If you click on their name, you'll see their bio.; Alternatively, go to the instructors page on our main site to read about all of our talented instructors on one page.

New Student?

Click Here To Inquire About Private Lessons