Who | The Children’s Chorus of San Antonio
What | Junior Chorus North program for children ages 9-11
Where | Northern Hills UMC, 3703 N Loop 1604 East
When | Thursdays from 4:30 – 6:10pm, starting January 5, 2012
The Children’s Chorus of San Antonio (CCSA) is uptown with a training choir outside of Loop 1604 to reach families in Stone Oak and neighboring communities. This ensemble is the latest in a series of new programs designed to reach young artists across San Antonio with the same great experiences that are a hallmark of the organization. Singers participate in weekly rehearsals that nurture their artistic and personal potential through a comprehensive curriculum of performance and instruction. They also have the opportunity to develop the confidence, poise, maturity, self-esteem, and self-discipline necessary for success in music and success in life.
Following are the details on CCSA’s Junior Chorus North (JCN) program:
- JCN is open to boys and girls currently ages 9-11
- Rehearsals are held on Thursdays from 4:30 – 6:10pm at Northern Hills UMC, 3703 North Loop 1604 East, starting January 5, 2012. JCN singers will participate in concerts on March 30 and May 6, 2012.
- JCN conductor is Amy Ballenger, CCSA alumna and choral director at Bradley Middle School in NEISD.
- Space in JCN is limited to the first 60 singers to complete registration; no auditions are necessary! Cost for JCN is $215 and includes all materials.
- Registration is available online at www.childrenschorussa.org or by calling 210.826.3447
About The Children’s Chorus of San Antonio
The CCSA was founded in 1983 with the mission to bring choral music education and performance opportunities to San Antonio’s young artists. Programs include six performing ensembles for children and youth ages 7 – 18, Music Together® with CCSA, an early-childhood music and movement program for infants and toddlers ages birth – 5 in four locations including Haven for Hope, Big Kids® for youngsters ages 5 – 7, and Project: Sing!, neighborhood-based satellite ensembles for elementary-aged children in Harlandale, San Antonio, South San Antonio and Edgewood school districts. CCSA Singers represent San Antonio and surrounding communities, performing in a variety of concerts throughout the city. CCSA’s advanced choirs have traveled nationwide with feature performances, toured Europe and Canada and have been featured on NBC-TV’s Today Show. Its ensembles regularly perform with the San Antonio Symphony, San Antonio Mastersingers and the Youth Orchestras of San Antonio among others.
The CCSA is now in its 29th season and continues to provide exceptional experiences in choral music education and performance to over 400 children and youth annually. Season highlights include an appearance with San Antonio Symphony for Liszt: Dante Symphony on March 24 and 25, a residency program in April, 2012 for all area teachers and gospel enthusiasts and a new weekly program for families and children at Haven for Hope.