Private lessons. For more information, call 301-546-0955. Special Fee: $250.00 for private instruction, one hour per week per semester. This fee is in addition to the tuition and instructional services fee charges for the two-credit course. Private lessons may be taken as a major emphasis toward a music degree, as a supplementary subject in the music program or for personal enrichment. Students enrolling for credit must audition and are required to perform in two seminars, attend eight seminars, enroll in an ensemble and take a jury exam.