On Sunday, August 16th at 2:00 PM, our directors will deliver a live-stream presentation via Zoom, introducing students and parents to the outstanding educational programs of the National Children’s Chorus. All applicants will then sign up for a private video audition with one of our conductors on August 16th, 17th or 18th. Instructions will be e-mailed to all applicants following registration to set up your individual audition appointment.

In the Junior Division, students ages 5-12 with beginning or intermediate musical experience build their skills and gain confidence in encouraging and creative rehearsal environments and performances. During the current pandemic, students will participate in an exciting array of virtual performances and specialized online training. The Junior Division of the National Children’s Chorus consists of the Prelude Level, Minuet Level, Sonata Level, and Concerto Level.

Candidates for the Junior Division:
  • 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)