Our Da Capo Choir provides singers in grades 2-3 an introduction to choral singing. Emphasis will be placed on proper posture, breathing, tone production, basic solfege, performance etiquette and the tools and techniques necessary to move into a higher-level choir. Students in the Da Capo Choir will perform in two major concerts a year on the stage of the Kravis Center.
Grades 4 & 5 • Treble Choir
Our Treble singers are in grades 4-5 with unchanged voices. The singers will develop their vocal skills as well as their musicianship and theory skills. Most repertoire consists of unison and basic two-part music. They will perform in two major concerts a year.
Grades 6-8 • Bel Canto Choir
Bel Canto singers are primarily young ladies and young men with unchanged voices in grades 6-8. This choir concentrates on developing proper tone, breath support, intonation and sight-reading skills. The singers perform in two major concerts a year, a few outside performances and their literature is 2 and 3-part music of various styles.
Grades 6-8 • Encore Choir
Encore singers are young ladies and young men in grades 6-8 with unchanged voices who are musically advanced. The repertoire will be challenging upper level 2 and 3-part treble music. This group will perform in two major concerts a year and numerous outside performances representing Young Singers of the Palm Beaches.
Grades 9-12 • Cantate Choir
Cantate singers are young ladies in grades 9-12. The repertoire performed is SSA and SSAA voicing. This group performs in two major concerts a year and performs for community events. Together with the Men's Chorus, they perform SATB music.
Grades 8-12 • Lyric Choir
Lyric singers are young ladies in grades 8-12 who are advanced singers. The singers should demonstrate strong sight-reading skills as well as advanced level individual singing skills. The repertoire will be challenging SSA and SSAA voicing. This group will perform in two major concerts a year, as well as outside performances representing Young Singers of the Palm Beaches.
Grades 7-12 • Men’s Choir
Our Men’s Choir is an all-male choir of young men that perform TB, TTB and TTBB music. Their voices have changed or begun to change. We provide a safe environment to learn to deal with the changing male voice. The Men perform in two concerts a year. Together with Cantate, they perform SATB music.
Sponsored in part by the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.