PROGRAMS

Treble Makers (4-8 years old) 

The Music Makers program meets weekly for an hour with our artistic staff. Children will learn musical skills through singing, moving, and playing on instruments. The choristers will perform twice a year during our Winter and Spring Concert. During this program students will learn to:

  • Sing individually and with a group

  • Keep a steady beat to a variety of musical literature

  • Move, sing, and play expressively through song

  • Reflect about music

Cantare Ensemble (7-12 years old)

The Treble Choir meets weekly for an hour and fifteen minutes to learn choral literature and develop musicianship skills. This is our beginning performance ensemble which performs approximately four times a year. Choristers will sing rounds, unison, and two-part music. While students are in the Treble Choir they will:
 

  • Sing music in a variety of languages and from a variety of cultures

  • Become familiar with Kodaly solfege syllables and Kerwin hand sign

  • Apply expressive qualities to music they are performing

  • Sight-read rhythmic and melodic examples

Chamber Singers (11-18 years old)​

The Concert Choir is our most advanced performance choir and rehearses for an hour and a half each week. Choristers will perform three- part and four part choral literature. This ensemble will perform between six to eight times a year. While students are in the Chamber Singers they will:
 

  • Sing classical, multicultural, folksong, and pop repertoire

  • Apply Kodaly solfege syllables to the performance literature

  • Sight-read rhythmic and melodic examples (two-parts)

  • Interpret the musical score

In-School Program

Beginning in 2019, the Baltimore Children's Choir began in-school music programs for public and private schools in the Baltimore-Metro region. Programs can be held during the school day or after school. Each program can be created to fit the unique musical needs of each school. For more information about having the Baltimore Children's Choir staff work with your children reach out to Artistic Director Joseph Shortall, at baltimorechildrenschoir@gmail.com