David Allen

Choral Program

  • Primary Group (beginners): $900 per semester; $1,800 annually
  • Premiere (intermediate): $1,050 per semester; $2,100 annually
  • Avanti (entry-level treble performing group): $1,190 per semester; $2,380 annually
  • Concert Group (upper-level treble performing group): $1,190 per semester; $2,380 annually
  • Young Men’s Ensemble (changed voices): $1,100 per semester; $2,200 annually
  • YME Choral Scholars (internal changed-voice honor choir): no extra tuition

Tuition assistance is available.

Additional costs:

  • New chorister registration fees (includes complete theory program materials and book bag): $195
  • Uniforms: about $100 per year or less (pre-worn uniforms are often available free)
  • Concert Group and Young Men’s Ensemble blazers: rented at $100/year

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Ragazzi’s non-auditioned option for boys ages 5–7 who are just getting started with singing. These are Ragazzi’s youngest members. When boys are ready, they can move into our choral training program.

  • Fall (11 weeks): $280
  • Spring (15 weeks): $380
  • Sibling discounts available

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Variable by year and location; approximate costs listed

  • Sleep-away camp for Avanti and higher: approximately $1,600–2,000
    • 8-day camp required for all Avanti and YME
    • 10-day camp required for Concert Group and YME Choral Scholars
  • Premiere camp: approximately $500–800. (Boys promoted from Primary to Premiere in spring 2021 are required to attend this camp in July 2021.)
  • Optional day camp for Primary boys who have completed at least one semester and are continuing at the Primary level in Fall: approximately $500


Variable by year and destination; approximate costs listed for 2021

  • Concert Group and YME: ~$5,600
  • Avanti (domestic tour): ~$2,000
  • Premiere (Napa Valley tour): ~$150, plus family food and housing cost
  • Primary: no tour