Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Gifted Music School?
The Gifted Music School is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that focuses upon the musical and artistic development of children and young adults ages 3-18. The Gifted Music School has two divisions:  the GMS Preparatory Division, which is available for all skill levels; and the GMS Conservatory Division, for serious and accomplished students. Classes include private lessons, chamber music, orchestra, music history and literature, music theory, ear training, and performance training.

How can I get an audition for the Gifted Music School Conservatory?
The GMS Conservatory consists of select young musicians who are taught by world-class artists and instructors. The GMS Conservatory education is offered to students on a full-scholarship basis. Auditions are exclusive and offered after an initial assessment. Learn more about auditions.

What is the Gifted Music School Preparatory Division?
The Gifted Music School Preparatory Division is a tuition based music education program with an expansive curriculum. Private lessons are offered in piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar, bassoon, clarinet, flute, and choir. A wide variety of ensemble and theory classes are also offered.

How can I take lessons at the Gifted Music School Preparatory Division?
To apply for entrance to the Gifted Music School Preparatory Division, contact us for an initial assessment and recommendations.

Are Scholarships available for the Gifted Music School Preparatory Division?
Yes, a limited number of scholarships are available. To apply for a scholarship, students must fill out a scholarship application form and submit it.

How much is tuition for the Gifted Music School Preparatory Division?
Tuition varies with each class. Please refer to the list of classes and fees.