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Registration & Resources


Registration is currently open to all levels — beginning, intermediate, and advanced — for students in grades 3 through 8 in the Monterey County.  Cost is $650 for entire season which runs through the school year.
Tuition aid is available for qualifying students.  Please contact Sharon @ formore information.

Register Online

Arranged lessons begin the week of September 12, 2022.

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



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 $50 per season per family.

Siblings' tuition discount is $50 per season.

For each referral that completes registration, discount is $50 per season.

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



Location & Phone
  • Mondays 4:00 - 6:00
    The International School of Monterey*
    1720 Yosemite Street
    Seaside, CA 93955

    Tuesdays 4:00 - 6:00
    Monterey Bay Charter School
    1004 David Ave
    Pacific Grove CA  93950
  • 831-402-2946
*This program, sponsored by Orchestra in the Schools, Inc., operates independently from the International School of Monterey (ISM) and the Monterey Bay Charter School (MBCS).  ISM and MBCS provide sites for the program in keeping with the California Civic Center Act; however, ISM and MBCS provide no services and make 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