I.U. Children's Choir
How to Apply
All of our applications are completed online. There is no paper application available. Click the link below to go the registration website. Your email is your user name. Create a password and retain for future access to the account. If you are not applying for financial aid or a merit award, then you can complete the payment process with a credit card or check following the instructions on the application. If applying for Financial aid or a Merit Award, please see instructions below.
Please check for Deadlines and Forms!
2017 Spring Registration: CLICK HERE!
To make changes to your account including adding tuition or housing charges, or to make a payment, please see the directions HERE.
First Voices students: you do not need to attend placement sessions. There is a limit of 15 students in each First Voices choir. Please contact Brent Gault by email at firstname.lastname@example.org before registering.
Non-Refundable Registration Fee: $15 - MUST be paid at the time of application to be considered registered
(Optional) Financial Aid Application Fee: $10
First Voices 4:30 section: $112
First Voices 5:30 section: $112
Descant Choir (Spring only): $142
Allegro Choir (Spring only): $142
Chamber Choir (Spring only): $192
All payments due no later than: March 1, 2017
Financial aid applications are due February 13, 2017
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Please download the safety and media release forms, sign, and bring to the first choir rehearsal. These forms are needed annually. If you are applying for financial aid, please download, fill out, and return the form to our office. Financial Aid forms are needed each semester.
Download the Safety/Media Release Form [PDF]
Download the Financial Aid Application 2016-2017 Spring [PDF]
DO NOT E-MAIL FINANCIAL AID PAPERWORK FOR SECURITY REASONS
MAIL TO:Precollege and Summer Programs, JSOM
1201 E Third StreetMerrill Hall 006
Bloomington, IN 47405
Spring 2017 classes will be offered at:First Presbyterian Church
221 E 6th St
Bloomington, IN 47408
**Please note: Financial aid applications are due February 13, 2017
Financial Aid may be awarded to families who have a total family income under $35,000 per year. Families with multiple children may have a higher income if qualify for reduced school lunch fees. For more information about whether or not you qualify for reduced school lunch fees, please CLICK HERE. International students may apply for a merit-based awards but are not eligible for financial aid. Only U.S. citizens and Permanent Legal Residents may apply for financial aid.
Use the online registration procedure to create your student record. Tuition payment is not required at this time. Pay only the registration fee and financial aid fee at this time.
Download the Financial aid application CLICK HERE and mail the following 3 items below to the address on the financial aid application.
Completed Financial Aid Application
Photocopies of parent/guardian's most recent signed Federal Tax Form 1040
Copies of W2
- Mail or fax paperwork to the address listed at the bottom of the financial aid application
Once the tuition waiver has been determined, families will be contacted by email and given further instruction. At that time, you will be able to return to the students record using the same user name and password, and pay remaining fees. Questions? Please contact the Office of Precollege and Summer Programs at email@example.com or call (812) 855-6025.
Merit Awards are only available to students who have been in the program at least one semester.
For information about Artistic Merit Awards, please contact: Director Brent Gault at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (812) 855-7993.
To apply for an Artistic Merit Award:
Use the online registration procedure to create your student record. Pay only the $15 registration fee. Tuition payment is not required at this time. Submit a written letter request for consideration of merit award. Please include which program you are applying for. Mail your request to:Director Brent Gault
IU JSOM, Merrill Hall 006
1201 E. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
State the reasons why the student deserves a merit-based award. The determination of merit awards is based primarily on the following factors:
talent and proficiency as demonstrated in performance and lessons
progress and work ethic (evaluated in consultation with the principal teacher)
information provided in the application letter
successful past participation in IUCC or other pre-college music programs.
Be specific when writing your letter of request. Among the topics you may wish to address:
musical activities past and present: recitals, school or church performances, music clubs, summer music camps, etc.
musical achievement: honors and awards received, competitive auditions won, performances in master classes or selective events, scholarships or grants for music study.
any musical accomplishment you are proud of
Additional considerations: tell us anything else you feel we should know; e.g. you may want to mention the student's feelings about music, dedication, or musical ambitions; or you may want to discuss special circumstances you would like us to take into account.
**Note: Competition for merit awards is intense, and the budget is small. Students who are young and have not studied choir for long are unlikely to receive merit aid. Letters requesting merit awards should be concise and to the point. Renewal letters can be very brief. The director will consult with an applicant's teacher regarding lesson attendance, practice habits, general progress, etc.**
If you have any questions or if your situation changes due to new financial or medical circumstances, please click on "Contact Us" in the left menu for contact information.
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Requests for refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Refunds require $35 for reimbursements.