David Allen

Choral Training Program

Need-based assistance is available for all tuitions (fees and uniform costs excluded). 

  • Beginners Primary Group: $898 per semester
  • Intermediate Ragazzi Premiere: $983 per semester
  • Premiere Assai (optional supplemental intermediate program): $117 per semester
  • Entry-level treble performing group Avanti: $1,070 per semester
  • Upper-level treble performers Concert Group: $1,080 per semester
  • High School (changed voices) Young Men’s Ensemble: $970 per semester
  • All tuition includes Music Theory instruction
  • Chamber group high school Choral Scholars membership: no extra tuition charged
  • New chorister registration fees (includes Theory Program materials and book bag): $190
  • Uniforms cost about $100 per year or less (pre-worn uniform pieces are available free, as available)
  • Concert Group and Young Men’s Ensemble blazers are rented and refitted each semester: $90 – $125/yr

photo by Liu Yang


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

  • Fall (12 weeks): $240
  • Spring (13 weeks): $260
  • Early bird and sibling discounts available.


Variable by year and location; approximate costs listed

  • Sleep-away camp: approximately $1,350-$1,700
    • 7 day camp required for all Premiere boys and non-Choral Scholar YME
    • 10-day camp required for all Avanti and Concert Group boys, plus YME Choral Scholars
    • Boys promoted from Primary to Premiere in April/May are required to attend camp that July, as new Premiere singers
  • Optional combined day-and-overnight camp for boys who have completed at least one semester of Primary, and are continuing at the Primary level in Fall. Call for tuition.


Variable by year and destination; approximate 2015 costs listed

  • Concert Group and Young Men’s Ensemble, domestic: ~$1,900
  • Avanti, domestic: ~$1,600
  • Ragazzi Premiere, TBD: ~$85, plus family food and housing cost