The St. Louis Children's Choirs is a community-based choral program that includes over 500 young people in 1st through 12th grades who love to sing. Students from over 200 schools come from as far as 80 miles away to sing with their friends in one of seven ensembles that matches their musical ability. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Berner, an outstanding music faculty empowers young musicians through a challenging and diverse curriculum of the finest sacred and secular repertoire written for young voices. For almost 30 years, The St. Louis Children's Choirs have offered young artists world class performance opportunities a choral music experience that emphasizes musical excellence and character education.. Character Education And Musicianship To Last A Lifetime
*Consistent Focus On Artistic Excellence*World Class Performing Opportunities*Challenging Curriculum With Culturally Diverse Repertoire*Provides Fellowship With Other Young People From A Wide Variety Of Backgrounds*Develops Teamwork,Self-Confidence,And Discipline*Recognized Nationally And Internationally For Quality Of Programs*Outstanding Artistic Faculty*Sharing The Joy Of Choral Singing Throughout The St. Louis Community And The World
Auditions Are Scheduled Between April 1st - May 30th Every Year.
An Additional Audition Day May Be Available In August.
The SLCC consists of the following ensemble divisions,some of which meet in smaller groups meeting at different locations and times.
*Music Makers-a beginning choral experience for children in 1st and 2nd grades.
*Children's Choir-a training choir for students in 3rd grade and above.
*Chorale-an intermediate level c hoir for middle school students.
*Young Men's Ensemble-a choir for boys with changed or changing voices.
*Choristers-an advanced level choir for experienced students with strong sight-reading skills.
*Concert Choir-the top treble-voiced performing choir which tours nationally and internationally.
*Chamber Singers-a select high school ensemble singing advanced literature for mixed SATB voices.