Tuition: $300.00 per student per year

Audition Fee: $25.00

Non-refundable audition fee applies to new students only for both the Prelude Strings and YO orchestras and is due at time of audition. Students who are accepted and join the orchestra will have this fee applied toward tuition. Students moving from the Prelude Strings to the Youth Orchestra do not pay the fee.

Sibling Discount:

Reduced tuition of $250 per year for additional students from the same family

Jazz/Rock Ensemble:

$150.00 per student per year

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Tuition Assistance:

A limited number of funds to assist with tuition are available for families experiencing financial hardship. Awards vary depending on the amount of funds available and can vary from year to year. Application forms are available from a board member and are due by the first rehearsal in August.

Payment Policy:

All accounts must paid in full by the first rehearsal in August. Students with unpaid accounts will not be eligible to participate in any WCYO trips or performances.


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