Upcoming Events
Nichols Concert Hall Presents: Cuarteto Latinoamericano October 15, 2022 7:30 pm Latin Grammy Award-winning string quartet
Nichols Concert Hall Presents: Tammy McCann: YES, MAHALIA! October 29, 2022 7:30 pm MIC Artist-in-Residence pays homage to Chicago legend Mahalia Jackson

Tuition and Registration Information for 2022 - 2023


Current Academy Tuition: $11,500

This all-inclulsive fee covers all facets of the curriculum including the private lessons unless other arrangements have been made with affiliated faculty.  Merit scholarships and installment plans are available to each student. Merit talent scholarships are based on the initial audition or the annual jury, and a set of published scholarship criteria.


2022 - 2023 Registration

Watch for updated information for returning and newly accepted students in July 2022.


Returning and accepted Academy students

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Installment Plan 


The Music Institute of Chicago offers an installment plan option. Under the installment plan, your semester tuition is divided into four payments each semester -- (Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec) and (Jan, Feb, March, April). Special payment plans may also be arranged with Academy Executive Director Sue Poluntik.



If you have any questions, please contact:

Rose Vakili

Registration & Billing Manager

847.448.8335 {please leave a Voicemail if calling M or Th}

Cuarteto Latinoamericano

This Latin Grammy-award winning string quartet kicks off the 2022-2023 season at Nichols Concert Hall Saturday, October 15 at 7:30 pm >>