Our String Studio

Enrolling NOW for Fall Trimester

September 13 - December 10, 2021


Join our music community and register now to secure your spot.

All new and returning students must complete an application at the beginning of each trimester. This includes a new scholarship application if the student is currently enrolled in our scholarship program.

New Student Application

Scholarship Application

Returning Student Application

Enroll for the Fall Trimester

The Fall Trimester will begin on Monday, September 13th and end with a holiday concert on Friday, December 10th. The deadline to register for the fall trimester is Monday, September 6th. All new and returning students must complete an application at the beginning of the fall trimester. 

Please note:  All students who would like to qualify to receive a scholarship must fill out both the student application and the scholarship application. 

About Our Studio

Key to Change serves racially and economically diverse students in South King County through music education and mentorship. Enrollment in Key to Change provides access to a range of programs, including group and private lessons, performance opportunities and scholarships. At Key to Change, we hold ourselves to the following values in order to deliver and drive our mission: Artistry, Excellence, Equity, Diversity, Foundation, Inclusion and Opportunity.

Key to Change students will



  • 60-minute lesson = $1200 per trimester (approx. $48 per lesson)


60-Minute Private Lessons


  • 30-minute lesson = $400 per trimester (approx. $12.50 per lesson)
  • 60-minute lesson = $800 per trimester (approx. $25 per lesson)

30-Minute Group Lessons

60-Minute Group Lessons

Payment for student tuition is due by the date of the first lesson. Payment plans may be arranged as long as a payment is made by the first lesson. Failure to pay by the third lesson will result in termination of lessons

To pay by card please use the buttons above. Checks should be made payable to The Key to Change and can be mailed to PO Box 16787, Seattle WA 98116.

Students may register for private lessons or group classes. Private lessons are one-on-one lessons with the instructor, while group classes may have between four to six students working with the instructor at the same time. All violin and viola lessons at Key to Change are being conducted remotely via Zoom until further notice.

Important Dates for the Spring/Summer Trimester

Teachers key to change studio solo string festival

Key to Change instructors Dr. Quinton Morris and Geoffrey Liu.

Studio Class for private students

Studio classes are mandatory for all private students. They are held on Wednesdays at 6pm. Some of these classes feature guest artists as a part of our Masterclass series.

Studio Class Dates

For more information about our studio policies, expectations of students and parents, cancelled or missed lessons and our scholarship policy please click the buttons below.

Studio Policy