06:45 pm to 08:45 pm
Vocal training / singing
13 - 18+ (Coed)
Special needs support:
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Youth Chorus (YC)
Girls Grades 10+; Boys with changed voices
Conductor: Teri Dunn
The Session runs from Labour Day through the end of May. Late entry is possible at certain times of year - contact us for details. The $1200 fee includes a fall weekend retreat that is mandatory for all members.
Choral repertoire is drawn from opera, oratorio, and musical theater as well as solo/ensemble selections from opera and musical theater. Rehearsals will be used primarily to polish and stage pieces of assigned music. Independent learning is highly encouraged.
Curriculum at the Youth Chorus level:
Every week students receive 2 hours of instruction:
Rehearsal Time: 2 hours weekly. During the annual mainstage opera production, individual choristers may have up to 10 hours per week of rehearsals depending on casting
The Youth Chorus participates each season in a winter and spring concert, in the fully staged annual spring opera production (as a group and/or in auditioned solo roles). During the season they will perform in numerous other performance and recording opportunities. The program culminates each year with a staged opera presentation.
Recreational Instructional Intense or Competitive