Audition Information

audition info

We welcome singers from junior kindergarten (age 4) through high school (grade 12) to audition for the Youth Choral Theater ensembles. Auditions will be held on August 22, 2016 and August 24, 2016 and throughout the season (September-May) by clicking HERE!

Criteria for admission include:

  • keen listening skills
  • the ability to sing on pitch
  • but most importantly: a genuine enthusiasm for singing!

Auditions are age-appropriate and child-friendly. No musical material need be prepared ahead of time.

Email info@youthchoraltheater.org or call 847-535-9873 to schedule an audition.

The Youth Choral Theater of Chicago is comprised of children from all social, economic and ethnic backgrounds. Tuition for the year is applied toward the training and education members receive. Financial assistance is available. Prospective Singers please click here to get more information!


Once enrolled, singers are placed in one of the following four levels:

 

Winnetka Children’s Chorus (grades JK-1)

Come sing with us! An interest in singing is all any child needs. This introductory choir is a vocal readiness and music exploratory program, perfect for any beginning singer.
Rehearsal:
In Wilmette, Mondays, 4:30-5:30PM
Winnetka Covenant Church, 1200 Hibbard Rd, Wilmette

Concertina (grades 2-3)

The next level of choir for kids in grades 2-3 is a vocal readiness and music exploratory program, perfect for any intermediate singer.
Rehearsal:
In Wilmette, Mondays, 5:30-6:30PM
Winnetka Covenant Church, 1200 Hibbard Rd, Wilmette

Treble Ensemble (grades 4-6)

Ideal for the motivated young singer, this intermediate training choir prepares singers for membership in our more advanced ensemble.
Rehearsal:
In Wilmette, Sundays, 3:00-4:00PM
Trinity United Methodist Church (Sanctuary), 1024 Lake Avenue, Wilmette

Chamber Chorale (grades 7-12)

The best of the best! The Youth Choral Theater’s flagship performing choir is the musical pinnacle toward which our younger students strive. This choir enrolls our most experienced and purposeful singers, primarily those in high school.
Rehearsal:
Sundays, 4:00-6:00PM
Trinity United Methodist Church (Sanctuary), 1024 Lake Avenue, Wilmette

YCT IMPACT(select students only)

This new ensemble, is our Contemporary A cappella Group.  We will be exploring new genres of music and vocal technique.
Rehearsal:
TBD, will be determined by commitment and availability of ensemble members.