Students are required to take fifteen one-hour private lessons per semester. Please the faculty section for a list of approved private instruction faculty. The cost of one credit of private instruction is included in full-time tuition; the rate for private instruction for part-time students is $1,500 per credit and includes the cost of CJC room rental. Private lessons are scheduled on a to-be-arranged basis between student and teacher.
All fifteen hours of private instruction must be
completed within the semester in which the student
In addition to the 8-credit Private Instruction requirement, students may choose to use 4 Elective credits toward private instruction on an instrument/ voice other than their primary instrument/ voice. For example, a guitarist pursuing a career as a singer/songwriter may take up to 4 Elective credits of Private Instruction in vocal technique.