Responsibilities and Cost
Rehearsals are held from the middle of August to the middle of May with a break in December for the holidays.
Choirs meet every Tuesday evening and one Saturday morning per month at the Phoenix Center for the Arts, located at 1202 N. 3rd Street.
Our East Valley choirs meet every Thursday evening at the ASU Polytechnic campus in the Applied Arts Pavilion in the East Valley and one Saturday morning per month in Phoenix.
Evening rehearsal times are:
Poco Voce 5:45 to 6:45 pm – Music Exploration Class
Prep Choir 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Cadet Choir 5:30 to 7:30 includes 30 minutes of music literacy each week
Concert Choir 5:30 to 8:00 includes 30 minutes of music literacy each week (Middle School touring choir)
Bravo 6:00 to 8:30 includes 30 minutes of music literacy each week (High School choir)
Encore 6:00 to 8:30 includes 30 minutes of music literacy each week (High School touring choir)
Saturday rehearsal times are 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon for all choir members
The success of the PCC programs depends heavily on parents taking an active role in the Friends
of the Phoenix Children’s Chorus through volunteerism and least one parent needs to serve on a
committee of their interest. We request 25 parent volunteer hours each year, per family,
which breaks down to 2 hours per month.
Poco Voce music class – $250 / year
Prep choir – $400* / year
Cadet choir – $480* / year
Concert choir – $560* / year
Bravo choir – $560* / year
Encore choir – $560* / year
*May be subject to change
A 30% discount is given to the 2nd sibling in a family and a 60% discount is given to 3rd or more siblings in Prep through Encore Choirs. Discount does not apply to Poco Voce music class.
Payments are due starting July 20th and a 8 month payment plan is available.
Each chorister receives over 100 hours of choral instruction during the choir season. The average cost to participate in choir is less than $7 per hour.
Choir Fundraising Tuition (Choir Usage Fee) – $280 due in 8 monthly payments
Fundraising opportunities will be available throughout the year to offset tuition and choir usage fees.
Performance Uniform – $35 to $100
Cost varies based on the choir in which the student is participating and the type of uniform.
This fee is due October 1st.
The t-shirt is used for various functions and performances throughout the year and is free with your tuition.
Summer Choral Camp – $160
The camp fee and first tuition fee payment are due by July 20.
More information about our summer choral camp can be found HERE.
Choir Tour – Cost Varies
Tour opportunities each year will require additional expenses, based on location and duration of tour.
Please take a moment to read the additional parent responsibilities outlined in our handbook.
Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify through an application and qualification process.
Please contact the office at (602) 534-3788 for further information.