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NMC Children's Choir

Parents!

  • Register and pay for each child separately
  • Use the child's name and birthdate (not your own)
  • Enrolling more than one child? After first payment is complete, empty cart and start again [to receive sibling discount, must register by phone: (231) 995-1700]
  • Instructions here »

after enrolling and paying for A course below, You must fill out the online form at nmcchildrenschoir.com/registration.html »

NEW STUDENTS entering GRADES K-3: no audition is required -- enroll online here and follow the directions above.
NEW STUDENTS entering GRADES 4-9: audition required -- call (231) 995-1700 to schedule a 5-minute audition for Sept. 17 or 19, 6-8 p.m.

The NMC Children's Choir (NMCCC) is a program of seven exemplary choral music ensembles that develops high levels of artistic, expressive singing for students in Kindergarten through Grade 9. Participation is open to all and is a full-school-year commitment, including performances. To apply for a partial scholarship, call NMC Extended Education at (231) 995-1700. 

For more information about the Choir, visit nmcchildrenschoir.com »

Bel Canto Choir (Grades 3-4)— 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$270— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, 2020, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. (bell kahn-toh - Italian for beautiful singing) Primarily 3-4 graders - audition required. Bel Canto includes children with some prior musical experience - who audition directly into the ensemble - and singers who have been promoted from the Dolce Choir. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings as well as some Saturday afternoon rehearsals. Bel Canto performs in NMCCCs Holiday, Winter and Spring Concerts.

  • Seats available: Approximately 36. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363666906
Cantus Choir (Grades 7-9)— 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$330— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 6:45-8:15 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, 2020, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. (kahn-toos - Latin for choir) Primarily 7-9 graders - audition required. Cantus is NMCCCs largest and most advanced performing ensemble for young ladies and gentlemen. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings as well as monthly Saturday afternoon rehearsals. Cantus performs in NMCCCs Holiday, Winter and Spring Concerts, at community events throughout the season and, as opportunities present, with guest artists and organizations such as the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Cantus tours each spring, offering singers unique performance and cultural opportunities.

  • Seats available: Approximately 57. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667070
Dolce Choir (Grades 2-3)— 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$260— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 102. (dohl-chay - Italian for sweet) Primarily 2-3 graders - no audition required. Dolce is NMCCCs introductory choir for young children with little or no prior musical experience. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings plus a few Saturday afternoons. Singers build their foundational music skills in a fun, interactive learning environment, learning recognizable folk-based repertoire appropriate for beginning singers. Dolce performs in NMCCCs Winter and Spring Concerts.

  • Seats available: Approximately 43. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667297
Lyric Choir (Grades 4-5) — 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$290— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, 2020, Fine Arts Rm. 105. Lyric is a musical term meaning having a pleasing or melodious sound. Primarily for 4-5 graders - audition required. Lyric is comprised of children who audition directly into the ensemble, along with singers who have been promoted from the Bel Canto Choir. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings as well as monthly Saturday afternoon rehearsals. Lyric performs in NMCCCs Holiday, Winter and Spring Concerts, and possibly at community events.

  • Seats available: Approximately 36. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363669172
Overture Choir (Kindergartners)— 2019-09-24 through  2019-11-12$100— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues., 6-6:45 p.m., Sept. 24-Nov. 12, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 107. (Overture is a musical term meaning a musical introduction) Kindergartners - no audition required. Overture is NMCCCs introductory program for Kindergarten students. This non-auditioned group meets Thursday evenings for an eight-week session. Young singers learn about their voices and learn basic singing techniques in a friendly, nurturing environment.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363669021
Prelude Choir (Grade 1)— 2019-09-24 through  2019-11-12$100— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues., 5:30-6:15 p.m., Sept. 24-Nov. 12, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 105. (Prelude means introductory music) 1st graders - no audition required. Prelude is NMCCCs introductory program for 1st grade students. This non-auditioned group meets Tuesday evenings for an eight-week session. Young singers learn about their voices and learn basic singing techniques in a friendly, nurturing environment.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363668585
Ragazzo Choir (Grades 5-6)— 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$310— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, 2020, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 102. (rah-gaht-soh - Italian for youth) Primarily 5-6 graders - audition required. Ragazzo is comprised of children who audition directly into the ensemble with more advanced musical abilities, along with singers who have been promoted from the Lyric Choir. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings as well as monthly Saturday afternoon rehearsals. Ragazzo performs in NMCCCs Holiday, Winter and Spring Concerts, and, as opportunities present, at community events.

  • Seats available: Approximately 36. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363668521
Prelude Choir (Grade 1)— 2019-09-24 through  2019-11-12$100— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues., 5:30-6:15 p.m., Sept. 24-Nov. 12, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 105. (Prelude means introductory music) 1st graders - no audition required. Prelude is NMCCCs introductory program for 1st grade students. This non-auditioned group meets Tuesday evenings for an eight-week session. Young singers learn about their voices and learn basic singing techniques in a friendly, nurturing environment.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363668585
Dolce Choir (Grades 2-3)— 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$260— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 102. (dohl-chay - Italian for sweet) Primarily 2-3 graders - no audition required. Dolce is NMCCCs introductory choir for young children with little or no prior musical experience. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings plus a few Saturday afternoons. Singers build their foundational music skills in a fun, interactive learning environment, learning recognizable folk-based repertoire appropriate for beginning singers. Dolce performs in NMCCCs Winter and Spring Concerts.

  • Seats available: Approximately 43. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667297
Bel Canto Choir (Grades 3-4)— 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$270— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, 2020, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. (bell kahn-toh - Italian for beautiful singing) Primarily 3-4 graders - audition required. Bel Canto includes children with some prior musical experience - who audition directly into the ensemble - and singers who have been promoted from the Dolce Choir. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings as well as some Saturday afternoon rehearsals. Bel Canto performs in NMCCCs Holiday, Winter and Spring Concerts.

  • Seats available: Approximately 36. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363666906
Lyric Choir (Grades 4-5) — 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$290— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, 2020, Fine Arts Rm. 105. Lyric is a musical term meaning having a pleasing or melodious sound. Primarily for 4-5 graders - audition required. Lyric is comprised of children who audition directly into the ensemble, along with singers who have been promoted from the Bel Canto Choir. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings as well as monthly Saturday afternoon rehearsals. Lyric performs in NMCCCs Holiday, Winter and Spring Concerts, and possibly at community events.

  • Seats available: Approximately 36. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363669172
Ragazzo Choir (Grades 5-6)— 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$310— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, 2020, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 102. (rah-gaht-soh - Italian for youth) Primarily 5-6 graders - audition required. Ragazzo is comprised of children who audition directly into the ensemble with more advanced musical abilities, along with singers who have been promoted from the Lyric Choir. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings as well as monthly Saturday afternoon rehearsals. Ragazzo performs in NMCCCs Holiday, Winter and Spring Concerts, and, as opportunities present, at community events.

  • Seats available: Approximately 36. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363668521
Cantus Choir (Grades 7-9)— 2019-09-24 through  2020-04-28$330— Face to FaceView Details

Tuesdays, 6:45-8:15 p.m., Sept. 24, 2019 to April 28, 2020, Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 115. (kahn-toos - Latin for choir) Primarily 7-9 graders - audition required. Cantus is NMCCCs largest and most advanced performing ensemble for young ladies and gentlemen. Singers rehearse Tuesday evenings as well as monthly Saturday afternoon rehearsals. Cantus performs in NMCCCs Holiday, Winter and Spring Concerts, at community events throughout the season and, as opportunities present, with guest artists and organizations such as the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Cantus tours each spring, offering singers unique performance and cultural opportunities.

  • Seats available: Approximately 57. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667070
Overture Choir (Kindergartners)— 2019-09-24 through  2019-11-12$100— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues., 6-6:45 p.m., Sept. 24-Nov. 12, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 107. (Overture is a musical term meaning a musical introduction) Kindergartners - no audition required. Overture is NMCCCs introductory program for Kindergarten students. This non-auditioned group meets Thursday evenings for an eight-week session. Young singers learn about their voices and learn basic singing techniques in a friendly, nurturing environment.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363669021
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