Wednesday Children’s Choir
Registration open to the community August 14.
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church is pleased to announce a new children’s choir program for students who enjoy singing, learning about music and making new friends. Students age 4 years through Grade 6, from the church and the community, are welcome.
The choir will be directed by St. Michael’s Music Director, Dr. Marguerite Mullee. The 2017 Fall semester will begin Wednesday, Oct. 4, and run through Wednesday, Dec. 6. In addition to weekly rehearsals, the choirs will sing Sunday, Nov.
5 (10 a.m. service) and Sunday, Dec. 10 (4 p.m. Lesson & Carols). Opportunities for singing at community events also will be scheduled at the beginning of the semester.
In addition to rehearsing music, there will also be instruction in musicianship, vocal technique and music theory. Students combine into one choir for services/performances and will also rehearse occasionally as one choir.
A graduate of Columbia University, where she earned a doctorate in Conducting and Vocal Pedagogy, Dr. Mullee has extensive experience with teaching and writing curriculum for music programs pre-K through high school. She founded a successful pre-K/K music program in New York, teaching young children basic concepts of music through singing, games, movement and rhythm instruments. Her full bio is available here.
Dates: Wednesdays, Oct. 4 through Dec. 6 (choir will not meet November 22)
Times: Cherubs (age 4 through Grade 2): 3:30 – 4:10 p.m. Parents are required to stay onsite during rehearsal. Archangels (Grades 3 through 6): 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Parents must commit to staying for one rehearsal per three-month session. A rota will be emailed prior to the first class.
Cost: $30. Checks are payable to St. Michael’s. This fee covers all materials for the semester. Scholarships are available.
Registration: Registration will be limited to members of St. Michael’s Parish until August 14, when it will open to the community. Final registration deadline: September 22. Click here to access the registration form. Please feel free to forward this email to any families who may be interested. All are welcome!
A spring session will also be offered; dates TBD.