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New students may enroll for individual instruction at any time
during the year if space with an appropriate teacher is available.
Tuition will be charged on a pro-rated basis if lessons begin after the
start of a quarter.
- The first step in the enrollment process is a placement interview
with the Director of Community Music, Susanne Baker. Pre-college
students should call the office (773-325-7262) or fill out an inquiry card to arrange a suitable
meeting time. A short phone interview is usually sufficient for adult
- The placement interview assists the director in selecting an
appropriate instructor for the student, taking particular needs and
interests into account. In addition, the student will be informed of the
CMD's programs and policies.
- After the interview, the student will be contacted about a teacher assignment.
- After placement with an instructor has been confirmed, students
will be prompted to complete a registration form and submit tuition and fees prior to
the first lesson.