North Carolina Master Chorale will soon launch its Youth Choir. This choir will be for students in 9th - 12th grades in public school, private school, or home school.
Rehearsals will be Sunday afternoons from 4:00 to 5:30pm in the Price Music Center at NC State University.
Tuition for Participation for the full school year is $300 and is not refundable. The tuition helps cover the costs of hiring professional musicians to come and work with the students, purchasing and copying music, administrative work, as well as marketing materials such as the printing of programs, posters, flyers, etc. Tuition can be paid online by credit card OR by check made out to North Carolina Master Chorale.
Financial aid is available for qualified families. Contact Chris for more information.
Auditions will be held each fall, with specific dates announced once we are able to start rehearsals.
Youth Choir is hosted by North Caroline State University.
PERKS OF JOINING YOUTH CHOIR
Meet the conductor
Dr. Daniel Monek has served as Professor of Music and Head of the Department of Music at NC State University in Raleigh since 2016 and previously served for sixteen years as the Department Chair and Director of Choral Activities at Marietta College In Marietta, OH. While at Marietta he conducted a variety of choral ensembles and taught courses in vocal and choral pedagogy. He has served as the Director of Music at variety of churches and currently serves as the choral director at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Durham, NC. He received his Ph.D. in Music from Edinburgh University (Scotland) and holds degrees in Music Education and Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida. Dr. Monek has taught music in Florida’s public schools and was the founding Artistic and Musical Director of the New Edinburgh Orchestra in Scotland. He has served in numerous leadership positions for the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) including Secretary/Treasurer of Florida, the editor of the Central Division Newsletter and as Conference Coordinator and College and University Repertoire & Standards Chair for Ohio. Just prior to coming to North Carolina, he served as the College and University R&S Chairman for the Central Division of ACDA and as President of the Ohio Association of Music Schools. As a conductor he combines his work in early music styles with a passionate interest in new music having commissioned and premiered more than 25 choral and orchestral works.