Auditions – Now accepting singers at age 7!

2016-2017  new singers auditions – August 21-28,  2016

Acceptance into the Ames Children’s Choir is based on interest, commitment, and musical ability. Children ages 7-18 who love to sing, can match pitch and are committed to attending rehearsals are invited to audition. Auditions are held in January, May, and August of each year. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact 515-290-1422. A completed Audition Form (.pdf , .doc) is required.


Tuition covers the following costs:  ACC red shirt, retreats, pizza parties, concert tickets, one 8 x 10 choir photo, building and music rental, instruction, and administration.

Tuition:  Tuition per academic year for 2016-2017:

  • Concert Choir:   $675
  • Chorale:              $475
  • Prep Choir:         $375

Tuition Discount: 

  •  10% discount is granted to each singer who has a sibling in any choir in the program.
  • A limited number of partial tuition scholarships will be awarded based on demonstrated financial need and a completed application.

Other Expenses

Concert Attire:     Singers are responsible for buying part of their concert attire per specification for each choir.     The cost for the formal attire ranges from $30 to $65 depending on the choir group.
Tours:  Except for the Concert Choir / Chorale annual fall tour, concert tours are charged separately.