A 1 hour class in choir program includes 30 minute Choir portion taught by Choral Director, Risa Takahashi, and a 30 minute musicianship lesson where students learn how to sing with good pitch, read music, and develop a good ear through musical games, as well as sing together. Assisted by our Vocal Teacher Erin Sutton.
When do we meet? - The Choir meets for 1 hour class each week, either on a Monday, Friday or Sunday. Depending what Level you are placed in will determine the time and day. We will allocate the levels based on experience:
LEVEL 1 Choir & Musicianship (New to Colourstrings, no music reading experience) SUNDAY 2:00PM - 3:00PM or MONDAY 5:35PM - 6:35PM
LEVEL 2 Choir & Musicianship SUNDAY 2:00PM - 3:00PM or MONDAY 5:35PM - 6:35PM or FRIDAY 3:45PM - 5:00PM
LEVEL 3 Choir & Musicianship SUNDAY 2:30PM - 3:30PM or MONDAY 4:35PM - 5:35PM or FRIDAY 4:30PM - 5:30PM
How to join the Choir - We are always accepting registrations for Choir & you can join anytime at a pro-rated fee. If you are interested in your child joining the choir, please "Add to Cart" The Choir Intake and proceed to "Check-Out".
You will not be charged for this Choir order, as we are currently excepting new students. We will use your order to contact you about which choir to place your child in. (There are no auditions required, however there are 4 levels of Choir & we will place you in the correct level.)
September to June one day a week minus Holidays (approx. 30 weeks see schedule). The Program begins in Fall and runs through until Spring, commitment to both sessions is required. We are offering different payments options & pro-rated options for late registrations.
Session 1 (September - January): $325
Session 2 (February - June): $200
Total : $525 for the year
Includes a Choir Polo Shirt, Choir Folder and all sheet music and performance fees. The musicianship workbook is also included in this (used in class).
Choir Session 1 - September to December - Winter Concert in December.
Choir Session 2 - January 21st - March No Concert in Spring Break April to June - Summer Concert in June.
Performances We will have two guaranteed performances during the year, and possibly a third. The performances will be part of our Winter Concert in December and our Spring into Summer Concert in June. Performances will be on stage and parents and friends can purchase tickets for the performances.