Choral Program

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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.

Choral Program Open House

Saturday, September 14, 2019
Training Choir | 9:00-9:50am
Repertory Chorus | 10:00-11:50am
Join our choirs to experience a rehearsal and meet the director and choristers in the Choral Program.
RSVP now!

Training Choir | ages 5-8

Saturdays 9:00-9:50am | September 14, 2019 – January 25, 2020
Director: Rachael Chagat | Tuition: $365 | 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 |  September 14, 2019 – January 25, 2020
Director: Rachael Chagat | Tuition: $460 | 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 for the 2019-20 school year will be held on Saturday, August 24 from 10:00am-12:00pm, or by appointment by contacting

“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