Frequently Asked Questions

What does SSA teach? 
SSA offers private lessons in voice, piano, stringed instruments, woodwinds, guitar, and percussion. 

How long are the lessons? 
Most lessons are 30 minutes; however, we also offer 45- and 60-minute lessons.

How often do lessons take place each week?
Lessons are scheduled one time per week.

How much does it cost? 

The fall semester is comprised of 14 lessons. Tuition rates are as follows:*

30 minute lesson: $324.50
45 minute lesson: $486.75
60 minute lesson: $649.00

The spring semester is comprised of 19 lessons. Tuition rates are as follows*:

30 minute lesson: $440.00
45 minute lesson: $660.00
60 minute lesson: $880.00

The summer semester is comprised of 8 lessons. Tuition rates are as follows*:

30 minute lesson: $185.78
45 minute lesson: $278.22
60 minute lesson: $371.56

*tuition amounts are subject to change

Are there scholarships available? 
Yes.  Needs-based scholarships are available for those who qualify.  Click on the tab for a scholarship application form.

When can I begin? 
Once your application has been received, we will work with you to arrange a time for lessons.

Where are you located?
We are located on the bottom floor of the St. Lawrence Chapel in downtown Harrisburg. Our address is 110 State Street, one half-block from the riverfront.  Parking is metered, but free after 7pm.