Registration Fees

Fall & Spring Registration Fees:

  • $25 per student per semester
  • $50 maximum per household

Summer Registration Fees:

  • $15 per student
  • $30 maximum per household

Fall & Spring  Private Instruction

  • 20 minute lesson - $220 per semester (Preschool Piano Exploration Only)
  • 30 minute lesson - $330 per semester
  • 45 minute lesson - $498 per semester
  • 1 hour lesson - $660 per semester

Cello Lessons with Dr. Tom Silliman or Violin Lessons with Mrs. Jenna Cobb for Spring 2021 will be a pro-rated tuition for a 13-week semester

  • Thirteen 30 minute lessons: $286
  • Thirteen 45 minute lessons: $432
  • Thirteen 1 hour lessons: $572

Summer Private Instruction

Six-week Semester

  • 20 minute lesson (Preschool Piano Exploration Only) - $90
  • 30 minute lesson - $135
  • 45 minute lesson - $200
  • 1 hour lesson - $270

Nine-week Semester

  • 20 minute lesson (Preschool Piano Exploration Only) - $135
  • 30 minute lesson - $200
  • 45 minute lesson - $300
  • 1 hour lesson - $400

Private Instruction Tuition Payments

Regular Full Pay tuition may be paid online. Payment Plan tuition and all other payments are unavailable online and may be paid by cash, credit card, or by check* in the First Baptist Melbourne Church Office or mailed to:

Gateway Academy of the Arts

c/o First Baptist Melbourne

3301 Dairy Road

Melbourne, FL 32904

Payments by check* should be made payable to FBCMel-Gateway Academy.

*Please note the student’s name in the memo line on your check.

The Fall and Spring semesters are 16 weeks long. Your student will receive 15 lessons; the 16th week will be reserved for an excused absence make-up lesson. Please see the Attendance Policy for Gateway Academy in our Academy Handbook.

Enrolling Mid-Term & Withdrawal Policy

Students may enroll at any time during the semester based on availability and director discretion. Tuition costs are pro-rated for the remainder of the term at a per lesson price. 

The non-refundable registration fee is still required for all students when enrolling mid-term.

The Academy operates on a semester schedule. If a student desires to withdraw from the Academy prior to the end of the semester, except in extreme circumstances, all fees for the semester are still the responsibility of the student.