Golden Gate Philharmonic Registration & Tuition

 GGP Youth Orchestra Join

All-Inclusive, Most Accessible Music Program in San Francisco

All string students are welcome.  Wind students are accepted by audition.  GGP is proud never to have turned a student away for inability to pay.  We offer scholarships based on need.

Registration Fee  

  • $100

Orchestra Program Tuition

  • Cadet: $800
  • All other orchestra levels: $1,200

For scholarship information, please call 415-294-0656.

GGP offers online registration and asks the completed application form to be submitted by the third week in August.  Applications are accepted throughout the year for students looking to join mid-season.  Please:

  1.  Complete an online registration form for each enrolling student.
  2.  Pay the registration fee for each enrolling student.
  3.  Pay full tuition payment by credit card or check by September 20th or sign-up for a Payment Plan.

Payment Plans:

Two (2) payments, with tuition evenly divided and due September 20th and January 20th.

Three (3) payments with tuition evenly divided and due September 20th, November 15th and January 20th.

We will send you a link to the audition sign-up form in late August.  Your registration fee and tuition (or agreement to one of the two available tuition payment plans) is required before you can receive the audition sign-up link.

Financial aid is available for qualifying families that apply no later than September 30th.  See Financial Aid Form and Contract.

For more information, email or call (415) 294-0656.

Pay Tuition & Fees Here
You can pay tuition and other fees online through our PayPal PAY TUITION/FEES button.

1. Select an item from the dropdown menu to add the item to your shopping cart.
2. Click on the PAY TUITION/FEES button. This will take you to a GGP page on the Paypal site.
3. On this page, you can either CONTINUE SHOPPING and add more items to your cart and either log into your PayPal account, or pay without a PayPal account.
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