New singer auditions for the 2023-2024 Season – May 25-27, 2023 and August, 2023 TBA
Ames Children’s Choirs includes three choirs for ages 7-18.
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) is required.
Tuition per academic year for:
- Prep Choir: $450 (ten monthly tuition payments of $45 August 1 – May 1)
- Chorale: $550 (ten monthly tuition payments of $55 August 1 – May 1)
- Concert Choir: $750 (ten monthly tuition payments of $75 August 1 – May 1)
Tours: Except for the Chorale annual fall tour, concert tours are charged separately.
- 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.
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.