NOCC Placement Hearings

The New Orleans Children’s Chorus is in the process of placement hearings for the Concert Chorus, Lyric Chorus, Songbirds, and Youth Chorale.

Chorus Descriptions:

Concert Chorus: An advanced group of musicians who serve as the organization’s premiere touring ensemble. Singers range in age from 10-18. Members perform a variety of compositions representing many musical styles from all periods.

Lyric Chorus: Designed for singers ages 7-12, the Lyric Chorus focuses on building a strong musical foundation through practice and performance of choral repertoire suitable for beginning and growing musicians. Vocal development is stressed in addition to music reading, posture, poise, concert etiquette and teamwork.

Songbirds: An ensemble for singers ages 5-6.

Youth Chorale: A mixed ensemble for experienced high school singers that performs advanced repertoire written in four-part texture. The Youth Chorale hosted an annual Invitational Choral Festival with orchestra for ten years and has won awards at music festivals throughout the South. They have also performed at Carnegie Hall and at Walt Disney World.

Placement Hearings:

Friday, August 22nd; Saturday, August 23rd; Friday, August 30th; and Saturday, August 31st. Call for an appointment (504.482.2883).

Lakeview Presbyterian  5914 Canal Blvd, NOLA 70124

Open to all singers 5-18 yrs. NOCC accepts all young people who are able to commit to rehearsal and performance schedule.

Tuition: $400 per year, less than one private lesson—$45 a month! Family discounts, installment plans and need-based scholarships available.

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