Concert Choir

Concert 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

Concert Choir (Grades 6 through 8)

 

Concert Choir is an auditioned performing choir that strengthens skills learned in the Carol Choir. In addition, singers:

  • Develop a clear choral sound with consistency throughout the vocal range
  • Continue musicianship and choral disciplines: sight singing, phrasing, score study, dynamics, performance practice
  • Sing in two- and three-part harmony
  • Learn music of different choral styles, historical periods, languages, and cultures
  • Participate in a multi-day national tour

 

Rehearsals

  • Carol and Concert Choirs rehearse at Neffsville Mennonite Church, 2371 Lititz Pike, Lancaster 17601.
  • Rehearsing Tuesday evenings during the school year, 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Auditions

  • For Carol & Concert Choirs, contact Darlene Hein at 717-333-4202 or carolandconcertchoir@lancastermennonite.org .
  • Auditions are held at Neffsville Mennonite Church, 2371 Lititz Pike, Lancaster.
  • Auditions include:
    • Matching pitch
    • Singing in tune
    • Using head voice
    • Maintaining a melodic line while another line is being sung
    • Singing one prepared piece of music of singer’s choice (sung a capella)

 

Costs and Contributions

  • Tuition is $310 a year
    • $150 for each additional child in Prelude Music, Choristers
    • $245 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 2176 Lincoln Highway East Lancaster, PA 17602