Choir Ensembles

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The Vision of the Choral Program at New School of Music:
  • To create literate musicians and instill artistic excellence through choral music.
  • To provide its members with a broad experience of choral singing through music from different time periods, cultures, and genres.
  • To foster musical independence, leadership, self-confidence, teamwork, discipline, and commitment in all singers.
  • To enrich the lives of singers from all cultural and economic backgrounds.

NSM Ensemble members will get the opportunity to work with distinguished guest artists and arts organizations through our Musical Connections program.

Choir Open House and Auditions!

Saturday, December 16th

Join our choirs for a day to meet the director, Rachael Chagat, and experience what the choirs are all about!
Training Choir 9-9:45am
Repertory Chorus 10-11:50am

*RSVP now to let us know you are planning to join us!*

Auditions for the Repertory Chorus will be held on Saturday, December 16th beginning at 12pm. Please contact our office to sign up for an audition time! Full details about auditions can be found below.

Training Choir | ages 5-8

Saturdays 9:00-9:50am | February 3 – June 23, 2018
Director: Rachael Chagat | Tuition: $325 | Register now!

Singers will be introduced to the fundamentals of choral singing with focus on building the necessary skills of pitch-matching, listening, and rhythm.
*This ensemble does NOT require an audition.

Repertory Chorus | ages 9-17

Saturdays 10:00-11:50am | February 3 – June 23, 2018
Director: Rachael Chagat | Tuition: $415 | Register now!

Emphasis in this ensemble will be on proper vocal technique, sight reading skills, aural training, and musicianship. Singers will explore and perform secular, sacred, and popular music as well as music from different cultures and genres. This ensemble will exhibit the highest level of music making and choral singing.

*Membership in this choir is by audition only. Auditions will be held on Saturday, Dec 16th beginning at 12pm

“I love choir because it feels like a family.” ~Ruby, age 10
“Choir is one place where I can be myself without judgment. The people are fun and everyone loves to sing.” ~ Julia, age 15
“The two things I love most about choir are that we sing really nice songs and everyone is so kind.” ~ Lyanne, age 9
“You get to meet new people and sing new songs!” Maisy, age 10

Audition Information