Berkshire Choral Festival

Important policies

payment due dates will be updated in october.


Please remember that Berkshire Choral Festival is a not-for-profit organization. While donations are important, tuition and fees cover the bulk of our costs, most of which we incur in advance. Therefore, our cancellation and refund policies are strictly enforced. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason, including medical issues.

If you must cancel...

For more information on any of these, please contact the Chorister Services Director Cynthia Pease at or 413-229-1254.

Registration fee

A $200 fee is due upon registration. It cannot be refunded under any circumstances, and it is not transferable to another individual.

Tuition, room and board

There can be no refunds for tuition, room upgrade surcharges, or guest room fees after the payment due dates.

Payment due dates
Italy: October 4, 2013, and March 1 and June 1, 2014
Ireland: February 1, 2014
Sheffield, MA: May 1, 2014
Winter Park, FL: February 1, 2014

Room upgrade surcharges
These fees are due upon notification of room assignments.

Consider trip insurance

Given the need for these strict policies, we strongly recommend trip insurance. One resource for insurance is, which will pay BCF a referral fee if you make a purchase from one of its providers. So your trip insurance, in addition to giving you peace of mind, can help support BCF.