320 East Main Street
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 721-3194

July 12-17, 2020

  • Registration
  • Housing
  • Child Care
  • Meals

Registration Timeline

  • Early Bird Registration: March 1-May 12 ($25.00 discount!)
  • Regular Registration: May 13-July 5
  • Registration for all programs closes July 5, 2020
    • Early Bird discount applies ONLY to full tuition programs: Violin/Cello student programs and Book 1 Teacher Training.
    • After closing date, please contact us with any special requests for late registration. These will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and a late fee of $25 will be assessed.

Student Registration Fees

  • Pre-Twinkle (those who have not yet mastered the Twinkle variations): $380.00
  • Book 1-3: $470.00
  • Book 4-6: $540.00
  • Advanced (Book 7 and above): $640.00; includes 2 enrichment classes
  • Enrichment Classes: $55.00 per class
    • Additional $10.00 supply fee for art.
    • Most students are able to take 1-2 enrichment classes if they choose.
    • Parents and siblings of registered students can also take enrichment classes

Family Discount: First child pays full tuition; $50.00 discount for each additional child from the same family.

Teacher Registration Fees

  • Every Child Can: $140.00
  • Book 1 Teacher Training: $660.00

Institute Observer Fee

  • Institute Observer: $75.00
  • For adults (including teachers, but not parents) who would like to observe Institute classes.
  • FREE observation for teachers with 5 or more students registered for MSI. Please contact us for more information.

Cancellation Policy

A refund of all fees paid, excluding a $75.00 administrative charge per child, will be given only if notice of cancellation is received in writing on or before June 12, 2020. Due to commitments to faculty and travel arrangements, persons who withdraw after June 12, forfeit all fees. There is a $40.00 charge for returned checks.

Please note: Registration closes July 5, 2020.

Housing is available only a few steps away from the Music Building in the University of Montana dorms. Check-in for our standard housing package begins on Sunday and check-out is on Saturday. This six-night housing package is appropriate for most families and for most Book 3 Teacher Training registrants. The cost of University housing for our standard package is:

  • $210.00/person for double rooms ($420.00/week for two people)- No more than 2 people per room in accordance with Missoula fire regulations.
  • $270.00 for single rooms

Additional room nights will be necessary for those enrolled in Book 1 Teacher Training, and may be necessary for others depending on your travel schedule. You may select additional room nights in the “Add-Ons” section of our online registration site. The cost for additional room nights is:

  • $35.00/person each night for double rooms ($70.00/night for two people)
  • $45.00 each night for single rooms

Please note that if a single room is requested but more than one person stays in it, an extra fee will be assessed by the University during the Institute. University policy states that no student under the age of 18 may stay in a dorm without adult supervision.

No changes can be made to reservations after June 12. Reservations will be cancelled if not paid on or before June 12. Payment is required by this date and is not refundable by the University.

An alternative to University housing are nearby hotels within walking distance of the Music Building:

Parent involvement is encouraged, but child care options are available. CONTACT US for details.

  • Lunch pass: $40.00 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
  • Full meal pass: $130.00 (Sunday dinner through Friday dinner, minus Wednesday lunch and dinner)
  • Expanded meal pass: $150 (Full meal pass PLUS breakfast and lunch on Saturday)
  • There is no charge for children ages 3 and under.
  • Meals may also be purchased individually at the walk-in price instead of purchasing a pass for the week.