Summer Private Lessons

Private instruction is available in 30, 45 or 60-minute lengths and is offered in a variety of musical instruments, as well as voice, music theory, and home recording.

NCMC's summer session runs from Monday, July 5 through Saturday, August 28.  (Students continuing from the past academic term who would like to add on lessons prior to the summer start date should contact the Registrar directly.)


Please complete this registration form after speaking with your teacher and/or NCMC's Registrar to confirm availability in your teacher's summer schedule.  Payment is due with the submission of this form.


If you are applying for financial aid and/or would like to discuss payment plan options, please contact the Registrar ( before submitting your registration form. Thank you.

Note:  All lessons through the summer of 2021 will be taught online.


The registration form for summer lessons is available at this link.


If you are a new student to NCMC, it is highly recommended that you contact the Registrar prior to registering for support and guidance.


Summer Youth Chamber Music Program

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATES:  June 28-July 2, 2021

Sarah Swersey & Anne Werry, Program Coordinators


About The Program

The Summer Youth Chamber Music Program offers string, woodwind and piano students ages 10-18 the opportunity to explore the world of chamber music with one’s peers under the guidance of NCMC’s highly-qualified faculty coaches.  Participants will be grouped by age and experience and assigned music and parts to practice during the weeks leading up to the program.  Each group will be assigned a faculty coach that will work with them at an in-person rehearsal during an assigned block of time on each day of the week of the program. Each chamber ensemble will be recorded on the final day for a virtual concert that will be presented to the public a week later.

Daily Schedule

Block A:  9:30 am-10:45 am

Block B:  11:00 am-12:15 pm

Block C:  12:30 pm-1:45 pm

Students will be asked to arrive no later than 10 minutes before their assigned rehearsal block.

Registration & Auditions

Tuition of $135, plus a $15 registration fee, is due in full upon registration for the program, and is non-refundable.  Students must register online here.  Financial aid is available to those who qualify, the application for which is available here.


All students registering for the program are required to submit a video featuring performances of two contrasting solo pieces that they have worked on recently.  This allows the program coordinators to assess each student’s level of experience and assemble compatible groups.  Registration forms and audition videos must be submitted no later than April 1, 2021.  Audition videos should be emailed to the program coordinators at: and

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