Responsibilities and Cost
Rehearsals are held from the middle of August to the middle of May with a break in December for the holidays.
Our Phoenix 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 Chandler-Gilbert Community College and one Saturday morning per month in Phoenix.
Evening rehearsal times are:
Poco Voce 5:45 to 6:45 pm – Music Exploration Class in Phx or 5:15 to 6:15 in East Valley
Prep Choir 5:30 to 7:00 pm in Phx or 5:00 to 6:30 pm in East Valley
Cadet Choir 5:30 to 7:30 in Phx
Vivace Choir 5:00 to 7:00 in East Valley 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) at Phx only
Bravo 6:00 to 8:30 includes 30 minutes of music literacy each week (High School choir) at Phx location only
Encore 6:00 to 8:30 includes 30 minutes of music literacy each week (High School touring choir) at Phx location only
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 – $280 for full year
Prep choir – $440* / year
Cadet choir – $520* / year
Concert choir – $600* / year
Bravo choir – $600* / year
Encore choir – $600* / year
*May be subject to change annually
A 25% discount is given to the 2nd sibling in a family and a 50% discount is given to 3rd or more siblings in Prep through Encore Choirs for tuition and choir usage fee. 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 $8 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 – $170
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.