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ABOUT THE
CHILDREN'S CHORUS

The Children’s Chorus is open to students who will be entering grades 6 through 8 in the Fall. Students must have unchanged treble voices.

 

Choristers are selected through application and audition.

 

The Children's Chorus traditionally performs at Severance Hall with The Cleveland Orchestra and The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus as well as other community events. 

 

The ensemble rehearses on Tuesday evenings between September and May - each season varies slightly.

The Children's Chorus is committed to fostering an organizational culture of diversity and inclusion.

 

ABOUT THE
PREPARATORY CHORUS

The Preparatory Chorus is open to students who will be entering grades 4 through 6 in the Fall. Students must have unchanged treble voices.

The Preparatory Chorus does not require an audition. Choristers are accepted by registration. 

The ensemble performs in 3-4 community concerts each year and frequently sings with the Youth and Children's Choruses. 

The ensemble rehearses on Tuesday evenings between September and May - each season varies slightly.

The Preparatory Chorus is committed to fostering an organizational culture of diversity and inclusion.

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Mrs. Jennifer Rozsa

Director,  Children's Choruses

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Mr. Jacob Young

Assistant Director,  Children's Choruses

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Ms. Angel Tyler

Chorus Manager, Children's Choruses

Meet Our Staff

Find Your Voice 

We are looking for new choristers to join The Cleveland Orchestra Children's Choruses for the 2024-2025 Season! The Children's Choruses are open to students with unchanged voices entering grades 4-8 in the Fall. 

Auditions for the Children's Chorus (6th to 8th grade) for the 2024-25 season will take place on May 19th and May 20th. Applicants will be asked to complete the following:

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  • An online application, via our website​

  • ​Sing a favorite song that best showcases their voice.

    • If your child does not have a song to share, the directors will have them sing a familiar song such as Happy Birthday or America the Beautiful.

  • ​​Short vocal exercises to assess a variety of vocal production skills.

 

Registration for the Preparatory Chorus (4th to 6th grade) for the 2024-2025 is now open. Singers are not required to audition and only need to complete the registration form found on our website. After registering for the Preparatory Chorus, we will contact you with information about the season and work with you to understand your chorister's voice and range before the start of the season.

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PERFORMANCES

The Children's Choruses regularly performs with The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Music Center 

as well as other community events. Many of these events are free to the public.

Follow the link below to discover when you can hear the Children's Choruses in concert.

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