Campus Choirs

NEW! Kinder Choir Pre-K-1st Grade

Kinder Choir is held on Tuesdays from 4:45–5:30 PM and includes girls in Pre-K through 1st grade (ages 4+). Repertoire includes a wide variety of genres, including classical, folk, secular, and multicultural. This group is directed by Mary Klassen.

Objectives:

  • Unison singing and beginning vocal technique
  • Building listening and memory skills
  • Developing confidence and stage presence

Tuition for Kinder Choir is $38 per month across nine months. Please see the Tuition Page for an inclusion list and further details. The GCA will never turn a family away due to financial circumstance.

Rehearsals take place in the Choir Room located in the basement of First United Methodist Church, 227 Fulton St.

NEW! Kinder Choir Pre-K-1st Grade

Junior Academy 1st-3rd Grade

Junior Academy is held on Tuesdays from 5:40–6:40 PM and includes advanced 1st graders as well as 2nd and 3rd grade. Repertoire includes a wide variety of genres, including classical, folk, secular, and multicultural. This group is directed by Mary Klassen.

Objectives include:

  • Unison singing and beginning vocal technique
  • Introduction to part-singing
  • Building listening and memory skills
  • Developing confidence and stage presence

Tuition for Junior Academy is $48 per month across nine months. Please see the Tuition Page for an inclusion list and further details. The GCA will never turn a family away due to financial circumstance.

Rehearsals take place in the Choir Room located in the basement of First United Methodist Church, 227 Fulton St.

Junior Academy 1st-3rd Grade

Senior Academy 3rd-5th Grade

Senior Academy is held on Mondays from 5:40-7:00 PM and includes advanced 3rd graders as well as 4th & 5th graders. Repertoire includes a wide variety of genres, including classical, folk, secular, and multicultural. This group is directed by Lori Tennenhouse.

Objectives include:

  • Continued development of vocal abilities
  • Skills in part-singing
  • Continued confidence building

Tuition for Senior Academy is $60 per month across nine months. Please see the Tuition Page for an inclusion list and further details. The GCA will never turn a family away due to financial circumstance.

Rehearsals take place in the Choir Room located in the basement of First United Methodist Church, 227 Fulton St.

Senior Academy 3rd-5th Grade

Chamber Choir 6th-7th Grade

Chamber Choir is held on Tuesdays from 6:45-8:15 PM and includes 6th and 7th graders. Emphasis is placed on performing a wide variety of literature from many genres in two and three parts. This group is directed by Lori Tennenhouse.

Objectives include:

  • Continued emphasis on correct vocal production, diction, and tone quality
  • Continued growth in music reading skills
  • Encouragement of solo singing in order to nurture confidence in musical and personal abilities
  • All instruction is held in a demanding but positive atmosphere. Choir members are invited to take risks and enjoy successes

Tuition for Chamber Choir is $60 per month across nine months. Please see the Tuition Page for an inclusion list and further details. The GCA will never turn a family away due to financial circumstance.

Rehearsals take place in the Choir Room located in the basement of First United Methodist Church, 227 Fulton St.

Chamber Choir 6th-7th Grade

Concert Choir 8th-12th Grade

Concert Choir is held on Mondays from 7:00-8:30 PM and includes 8th through 12th graders who demonstrate good vocal technique and music reading skills. Emphasis is placed on performing a wide variety of literature from various genres in multiple parts. This group is directed by Lori Tennenhouse.

Objectives include:

  • Continued emphasis on correct vocal production, diction, and tone quality
  • Continued growth in music reading skills
  • Encouragement of solo singing in order to nurture confidence in musical and personal abilities
  • All instruction is held in a demanding but positive atmosphere. Choir members are invited to take risks and enjoy successes

Tuition for Concert Choir is $60 per month across nine months. Please see the Tuition Page for an inclusion list and further details. The GCA will never turn a family away due to financial circumstance.

Rehearsals take place in the Choir Room located in the basement of First United Methodist Church, 227 Fulton St.

Concert Choir 8th-12th Grade