Golden Gate Philharmonic 2019-20 Registration & Tuition

 GGP Youth Orchestra Join

San Francisco/Bay Area’s All-Inclusive, Most Accessible Music Program

GGP is proud never to have turned a student away for inability to pay.  We offer scholarships based on need.  Financial Aid Form and Contract.

For scholarship information, please call 415-294-0656. or contact office@ggph.org.

 Program Tuition:  August 27, 2019 – May 19, 2020

GGP applications are accepted throughout the year. 2019-20 Tuition has increased $50 from 2018-19 Total Fees.  Tuition covers aprox. half of the cost of the program per student.  Additional donations and volunteer time contributions are gratefully accepted.

  • Beginning string ensemble (Cadet Orchestra): $1200
  • All other ensembles: $1600

Included in GGP’s program are Tuesday orchestra and ensemble rehearsals, sectionals, chamber music, optional Saturday music theory class and gig rehearsals, October 12-13 music retreat at Cazadero Music Camp, three full orchestra concerts, chamber music recitals, and the opportunity to perform in paid gigs for qualified students. Families who volunteered at least 10 volunteer hours during the 2018-20 season will be given a $250 discount.  (Families able to contribute at least 10 volunteer hours between August 2019 and May 2020 will be given a $250 discount for next season (2020-21).  

  • Beginning string ensemble (Cadet Orchestra): $1200
  • All other ensembles: $1600

To register:

  1.  Complete the registration form for each enrolling student. A $100 nonrefundable tuition deposit is required at time of registration.
  2.  An invoice for the remaining tuition will be sent to you based on the single, two or three payment option selected during registration.

Payment Options:

  1. Payment in Full: We are grateful if you are able to pay tuition in full at time of registration, or prior to first rehearsal.  This helps GGP greatly. It is most needed and appreciated at the time you are sent the tuition invoice.
  2. Two Equal Payments:  For families choosing the two-payment tuition option, the first payment is due by September 3, 2019.  The second/final payment is due prior to January 7, 2020.
  3. Three Equal Payments:  For families choosing the three-payment tuition option, the first payment is  due by September 3, 2019.  The second payment is due prior to the first orchestra concert on December 3, 2019; the third/final payment is due prior to the second orchestra concert on March 3, 2020.

We will announce audition information in late August.  Completed registration is required prior to auditions.  For more information, email office@ggph.org or call (415) 294-0656.