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Eastman Young Children’s Chorus

Grades2-4
Jason Holmes, Director
Saturdays at 9:40 a.m.

Tuition: $207 per semester;; $189 or less with lessons.
Free! for students taking private lessons at ECMS

 

Eastman Children’s Chorus

Grades 5–8; 4 units
Karie Schroer Templeton, Director
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.-noon

This program offers singers in grades 5-8 a wide array of music from diverse cultures. The chorus performs several times throughout the school year at Eastman and in Western New York. Each chorus member will participate in a weekly rehearsal and a weekly theory musicianship class; generally, for the younger children this means Theory in Motion and Introductory Music Theory or Music Theory I for the older children. Auditions for new students (required) will be held Saturday, September 7, 2013. Please call 585.274.1400 to set up a 10-minute audition. Students should plan on singing a simple song (folk song, musical theater, classical or hymn—no pop music) a cappella or accompanied. Please bring the music to the audition. A parent/student meeting will be held Saturday, September 14 at 10:30 a.m. Rehearsals will begin Saturday, September, 21.  All parents and students should attend the first session of Theory in Motion September 7 at 9:40 a.m.

Tuition: $276 per semester (includes the required theory/musicianship class);
$249 or less with lessons.

 

Eastman Youth Chamber Singers

High School; 3 units
Karie Schroer Templeton, Director
Saturdays at 9-10:30 a.m.

A chamber (small) chorus for select high school singers. The chorus sings a wide range of repertory from vocal jazz to madrigals and performs three to four concerts a year. Requires participation in or completion of Music Theory I. Auditions for new students (required) will be held Saturday, September 7, 2013. Please call 585.274.1400 to set up a 10-minute audition. Students should plan on singing a simple song (folk song, musical theater, classical or hymn – no pop music) a cappella or accompanied. Please bring the music to the audition. Requires participation in or completion of Music Theory I. Rehearsals begin Saturday, September 14.

Tuition: $207 per semester;
Free! for students taking private lessons at ECMS

 

Eastman-Rochester Chorus

Adults
William Weinert, Director
Tuesdays, 7:30-9:45 p.m.

The Eastman-Rochester Chorus is a select symphonic chorus presenting masterworks in collaboration with the orchestras of the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.  Membership is open by audition to Eastman students and to all singers in the Rochester area.  Auditions are by appointment:  e-mail wweinert@esm.rochester.edu or call 585.274.1444.  Rehearsals take place at Reformation Lutheran Church, 111 North Chestnut Street. Rehearsals begin TBA.

Tuition: Free!

 

Eastman Community Chamber Singers

Adults
Patricia Alexander, Director
Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

This ensemble offers adults who have good intonation and sight-singing skills, and who can carry a part, the opportunity to sing a variety of musical styles in a small, select group. Audition required.  Contact the director at 585.274.1957.

Tuition: Free!

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