Studies
We teach 4-18 year old children to play violin, cello and piano
at a very high professional level in Zurich since 2010

Programs, fees and how to apply

Instruments
At the Zakhar Bron School of Music we teach violin, viola, cello, piano and harp to 4-18 year old students. All instrument lessons are taught individually – one-to-one. We also teach music theory and music history – as optional disciplines. These two subjects are taught in groups of 3-5 students.

Programs
Depending on the number and duration of lessons, the following tuition programs are available: basic (up to 60 minutes a week), advanced (starting with 2×45-minute lessons a week) and professional (starting with 3×60-minute lessons a week, can be assigned by the school administration only).

Tuition fees
The tuition fees are fixed for a semester and depend on the number and duration of lessons taken per week. The tuition fees for the 2022/2023 academic school year are:

1st semester (21 weeks)

1 lesson 2 lessons 3 lessons
30 min 1’400 2’500 3’600
45 min 2’000 3’500 5’200
60 min 2’500 4’300 6’400

2nd semester (18 weeks)

1 lesson 2 lessons 3 lessons
30 min 1’200 2’100 3’100
45 min 1’800 3’000 4’500
60 min 2’100 3’700 5’600

Music theory & music history
The optional (yet highly recommended for advanced and professional program students) music theory and music history lessons take place once a week as 45-minute group lessons. The tuition fee for either the music theory or music history is 600 CHF/semester.

Extra lessons & piano accompaniment
Extra lessons can be provided during a semester, if requested by a student to better prepare for a competition or a concert for example. These are charged at a fixed hourly rate of 120 CHF/h. Piano accompaniment shall be provided by the School to the string students when preparing for the concerts, competitions etc at a fixed rate of 80 CHF/h.

Discounts for tuition
The discounts for tuition and their recipients shall be determined by the School Board & Administration meeting for each semester.

School calendar
We teach Monday-Saturday. Our school calendar – including holidays and vacations – is based on the school calendar of the canton of Zurich. Download the ZBSM calendar for 2022/2023 academic year

How to apply
To apply for tuition at the Zakhar Bron School of Music, please contact us first to arrange a free 30-minute trial lesson. Following the lesson, you will receive the School rules and an application form. After submitting the application form, you will be accepted to the school.