About Our Choirs

Aurora (Children's Choir) – These singers experience the foundational elements of the choral arts (music theory, vocal pedagogy, performance techniques) through fun activities such as movement and dance, music technology, and playing instruments in addition to traditional choral rehearsal techniques.  Aurora performs at two major concerts each year as well as outreach performances and special events.  No interview or audition is required for participation.  

Kyla Bailey, Director – Aurora

             

Amiaza (Intermediate Treble Choir) - This is an ensemble for singers who exhibit vocal skill and basic musicianship. Amiaza focuses on the development of healthy vocal production, a deeper understanding of music theory, and experiencing core choral repertoire.  This choir performs at three major concerts each year, at outreach performances and special events, and tours domestically each season.  An informal interview is required for placement in Amiaza.

Judy Williams, Director – Amiaza

Jubilare (Singers with special needs) - This choir is for singers with special needs 10 years and older who love to sing!  Jubilare focuses on proper singing techniques, music theory and sight-reading, part-singing, and the social skills involved in being a member of an ensemble.  The choir meets once per week for 45 minutes and participates in performances as deemed appropriate for the current members of the choir.  No interview or audition is required for participation.

Judy Williams, Director – Amiaza

Serata (Tenor/Bass Choir) – This intermediate to advanced choir is comprised of singers with changed voices who have previous choral experience either through Amiaza, school, church, or private music instruction.  This choir continues with the development of excellent vocal technique and mastery of advanced music theory concepts.  Serata performs at three major concerts each year, at outreach performances and special events, and tours either domestically or internationally each season.  Placement in Serata is based upon vocal ability and knowledge of music theory as demonstrated during the required audition. 

Rodney Shores, Director – Serata

Stele (Soprano/Alto Advanced Choir) – This choir is comprised of treble singers who have previous choral experience either through Amiaza, school, church, or private music instruction.  A continued emphasis on excellent vocal technique and mastering advanced music theory concepts allows this ensemble to successfully perform some of the most challenging treble choral literature available.  Stele performs at three major concerts each year, at outreach performances and special events, and tours either domestically or internationally each season.  Placement in Stele is based upon vocal ability and knowledge of music theory as demonstrated during the required audition.

Deah McReynolds, Director – Stele

 

Voci de Lumina (SATB Advanced Choir) -  Selected by audition from Stele & Serata, this smaller ensemble explores choral music of all styles from chamber music to vocal jazz, both accompanied and a cappella.  Voci performs at three major concerts each year, at outreach performances and special events, and tours either domestically or internationally each season. 

Deah McReynolds, Director – Voci de Lumina

Regular THURSDAY Rehearsal Schedule

Jubilare      5:00 – 5:45 pm    
Aurora       6:00 – 8:00 pm    
Amiaza      6:00 – 8:00 pm   
Stele          6:00 – 8:00 pm    
Serata        6:00 – 8:00 pm    

Voci            8:05 – 9:00 pm