Carol Choir

Carol Choir

 

  • "We, as parents, have been delighted to see the growth our son has experienced musically while participating. I'm thankful for the excellence the directors push the choir members to achieve. The end results are always amazing and so enjoyable to hear." -- Parent

  • "I really enjoyed the concert and was amazed how the directors interacted with the kids." -- Concert Attendee

  • "As a parent of small children, it was exciting to watch the developing poise of the children in the choirs. And the Chamber Choir singers are incredibly earnest, spirited, and professional. I anticipate seeing my sons in the Chamber Choir someday."
    -- Parent

  • "I am a singer with Wheatland Chorale and it is so good to see children being inspired and enjoying music!"
    -- Concert Attendee

  • "I am so grateful for MCCL, its leadership, and the role it plays in the lives of our family."
    -- Parent

  • "We are so thankful for the way MCCL makes singing come alive for our daughter!"
    -- Parent

Carol Choir (Grades 2 through 5)

 

Carol Choir is an auditioned performing choir. Singers:

  • Sing in unison with proper vowel production for a child
  • Practice singing basics: proper breathing, posture, diction, healthy vocal production, basic music reading skills and musicianship
  • Work on simple part singing
  • Develop choral disciplines such as following instructions, watching the director, and choir etiquette
  • Learn age-appropriate music including rounds, simple melodies, hymns, and songs from other countries
  • Sing in concerts of excellence for the glory of God
  • Develop understanding of worship to God and service to the Church

 

Rehearsals

  • Carol and Concert Choirs rehearse at Neffsville Mennonite Church, 2371 Lititz Pike, Lancaster 17601.
  • Rehearsing Tuesday evenings during the school year, 6:15-7:20 p.m.

 

Auditions

  • Contact Sarah Wingard at 540-383-9986 or carolandconcertchoir@lancastermennonite.org .
  • Auditions are held at Neffsville Mennonite Church, 2371 Lititz Pike, Lancaster.
  • Prospective singers will be asked to demonstrate their ability to :
    • Match pitch
    • Sing in tune
    • Use head voice
    • Maintain a melodic line while another line is being sung
    • Sing one prepared piece of music of singer’s choice (sung a capella)

 

Costs and Contributions

  • Tuition is $270 a year
    • $180 for each additional child in Prelude Music or Choristers
    • $270 for each additional child in Carol, Concert or Chamber Choir
  • Tuition cost should not be a deterring factor; financial assistance is available.
  • Approximately one third of the annual operating cost is covered by tuition.
  • Donations, offerings and fundraisers provide additional funding.
  • Your tax-deductible donation is appreciated. Please make your check payable to LMS and write MCCL on the memo line.

Gifts may be sent to:

LMS/MCCL

PO Box 10984

Lancaster, PA 17605