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Registration & Resources


Registration is currently open to all levels — beginning, intermediate, and advanced — for students in grades 1 through 11 in the Monterey County..

Register Online

Arranged lessons begin the week of September 14, 2020.

We continue to accept Intermediate and Advanced students throughout the season.

If you are interested in registering for our Advanced Orchestra, please schedule an audition with Sharon Halvorson, our Program Coordinator, using the Contact Us form or call (831) 402-2946.

Music Aptitude Test

Click on the Music Aptitude Test Form button below, print it out and follow the directions. After taking the test, click on the Music Aptitude Test Answer Key and correct your test. Good luck!

Music Aptitude Test Form   Music Aptitude Test Answer Key

Instrument Loans

After completing registration, please call Mr. Paoletti at 831-915-0693 to make an appointment for instrument pick up.

No instruments will be checked out at rehearsals.

Military/Sibling Referral Program

Military discount is $30 per semester.

Siblings' tuition discount is $10 per semester.

For each referral that completes registration, discount is $10.00 per semester.

All students must be registered and paid in full prior to receive any discount(s).



Location & Phone
  • The International School of Monterey*
    1720 Yosemite Street
    Seaside, CA 93955
  • 831-402-2946
*This program, sponsored by Orchestra in the Schools, Inc., operates independently from the International School of Monterey. ISM provides a site for the program in keeping with the California Civic Center Act; however, ISM provides no services and makes no representations or warranties with respect to the program or the sponsor. Individuals should gather appropriate information so as to make an informed decision regarding participation.
A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors