YCM believes strongly in giving our choristers multiple opportunities to perform. We want our young artists to experience the sense of satisfaction that is felt as a result of hours of acquiring new skills and overcoming challenges to gain mastery. In 2019/2020 we have already programmed five performance opportunities: concerts for friends and families, singing at public events, and participating in national festivals. No matter the venue, these performances are sure to be peak experiences for choristers and audience alike, showcasing weeks and months of musical preparation and dedication.
This year YCM choristers will also have a special opportunity to participate at the acclaimed “Festival di Primavera” organized by Feniarco in Montecatini Terme, April 16-18, 2020. Over 800 students from 50+ schools took part in the 2019 Festival. We believe the program offers exceptional learning and performing opportunities for young choristers and YCM is excited to join in the 2020 edition. Full details including fees for this program will be communicated to parents in the autumn of 2019, and a full calendar with dates, times and locations for the monthly Friday workshops and our YCM concerts will be provided upon enrollment.
YCM’s program runs from September through May. Tuition is to be paid in a single installment of €600 at the time of enrollment.
Additionally, choristers must purchase the annual YCM Score Packet which contains original sheet music for their current year’s repertoire at a cost of €30.
As YCM at MILE choristers are protagonists at our YCM performances, we require parents to sign a consent form at the time of enrollment to allow YCM to utilize photos, videos and recordings of their child to promote YCM and/or our activities.