NY Junior Division

The New York Junior Division of the National Children’s Chorus consists of the Prelude Level, the Minuet Level, the Sonata Level, and the Concerto Level. In the Junior Division, students with beginning or intermediate musical experience build their skills and gain confidence in encouraging, creative rehearsal environments and performances at The Church of St. Paul the Apostle near Columbus Circle in Manhattan.


Candidates for the Junior Division will be described by the following characteristics:

• Between the ages of 5 and 12
• No choral/musical experience to some choral/musical experience

The audition will consist of the following elements:

• Scales (to evaluate the tone quality of the voice)
• Rhythmic exercises (to evaluate rhythmic precision)
• Pitch matching (to evaluate intonation)
• Question and answer session (to evaluate attitude, personality, manners and behavior)

Please Note: All application fees are non-refundable.