There are many different options when it comes top paying for music school. You can look at simply paying cash in hand, student loans, applying for a scholarship and financial aid. Consider all of the grants and different forms of financial aid that are available and use them.
When looking into going to music school, look into the different genres as well as disciplines that are available. Will the school offer voice lessons or is strictly a place to get instrumental instruction. Will they teach you the styles you are planning to work in?