Level 1: Boychoir Experienceeyes

Open to: any boy grades 1 – 5

Instructor: (conductor position open)
Accompanist: Mrs. Bonnie K. Spain

Members LEARN how to be part of a CHOIR TEAM through singing, playing music theory games and preparing to perform in one showcase concert each session with their big brothers.

Rehearsals: Saturdays 9-10 am
Location: Aronoff Center for the Arts
2 Sessions: October-December and February-April
Cost: $135 per six-week session (Register here)


Level 2: Trainees

ResidentOpen to any boy grades 2 – 4, audition required

Conductor: (conductor position open)
Accompanist: Mrs. Bonnie K. Spain

 

Trainees GROW as representatives and communicators to those in need of music and joy within their CITY. They focus on bringing music and meaningful personal interactions to residents of healthcare and human services communities. The boys also perform in 3 annual showcase concerts, travel to 3 retirement homes in a day-long tour and carol in a healthcare community.

Rehearsals: Mondays 6:30 – 7:30 pm, September-April
Location: Aronoff Center for the Arts
Cost: $325 per six-week session (Register here)
Uniform (estimate): $75
Tour Cost (estimate): $30


Level 3: ApprenticesDSC_0594-1

Open to any boy in grades 3-5, audition required

Conductor: Mrs. KellyAnn Nelson
Accompanist: Mrs. Bonnie K. Spain

Apprentices SHARE music and experiences with peers in diverse school settings throughout the REGION. Apprentices focus on peer to peer communication, as well as finding commonalities with boys who love to sing from a variety of neighborhoods, backgrounds, and experiences. Apprentices perform in 3 annual showcase concerts, an overnight performance tour to area schools, and host the All-City Boychoir Festival, serve as big brothers to our 4 All-City Boychoirs in Cincinnati Public Schools and host a local school music program in a make-a-friend night.

Rehearsals: Mondays, 6:15 – 7:45 pm, September-April
Location: Aronoff Center for the Arts
Tuition: $345 per semester (Register here)
Uniform (estimate): $75
Tour Cost (estimate): $95


Level 4 (trebles): JourneyMen

DSC_0347Open to any boy grades 4 – 8, audition required

Conductor: Mrs. KellyAnn Nelson
Accompanist: (position open)

JourneyMen IMPACT their community through interpersonal connection. These advanced TREBLE singers bring their energy and interest in engaging ALL members of their choir community, concert audiences and students in cities throughout our COUNTRY. The singers will learn community-building skills and activities that bring people together and engage them in music to facilitate understanding and openness rather than divisiveness and bullying. JourneyMen perform in 3 annual showcase concerts, a multi-day annual City Residency Tour over President’s Day weekend, and community festival performances.

Rehearsals: Mondays 7-8:30 pm and Thursdays 6:30-8 pm
Location: Aronoff Center for the Arts
Cost:  $390 per semester (Register here)
Uniform (estimate): $100
Tour Cost (estimate): $650


Level 4 (changed voice): DeltaChorDeltachor Boychoir

Director: Mrs. Lisa Peters
Accompanist: Mr. Shiloh Roby

DeltaChor IMPACTS their community through service and meaningful work for change. While developing the strength, depth, and breadth of their new TENOR and BASS voices, these young men will bring their energy to cities throughout our COUNTRY and take the lead on a community service project as part of their annual City Residency Tour over President’s Day tour in collaboration with JourneyMen.  DeltaChor will also perform in 3 annual showcase concerts and a Cincinnati community service concert.

Rehearsals: Mondays 7-8:30 pm and Thursdays 6:30-8 pm
Location: Aronoff Center for the Arts
Cost: $390 per semester (Register here)
Uniform (estimate): $100
Tour Cost (estimate): $650


Level 5: Ambassadors

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Director: Dr. Chris Eanes
Accompanist: Mrs. Bonnie Spain

Open to: any boy in grade 5 and up who has successfully completed at least one year in a lower level and has been invited to audition for the Ambassadors.

Ambassadors must have completed at least one year in the Cincinnati Boychoir, have successfully completed at least Book 2 in the music theory curriculum, and have passed an extensive audition process.  The Ambassadors SERVE as mentors for their entire choir community, undergo Leadership Training, and represent the Boychoir, their city and gentlemen singers everywhere on annual DOMESTIC and INTERNATIONAL tours.  Ambassadors become global citizens as they engage with audiences in beautiful concert halls, community centers and in a variety of meaningful shared collaborations – musical and otherwise – throughout the GLOBE.  Ambassador Tenors and Basses can also join the a cappella group, The BeauxTies.

Rehearsals: Sept-July, Mon 7-9 pm and Thurs 6:30-9 pm
Location: Aronoff Center for the Arts
Cost: $425 per semester (Register here)
Uniform (estimate): $100
Tour Cost (estimate): $5000