Training choir & training choir south
The youngest of the MCC divisions. Choristers are introduced to rudimentary elements of music, including rhythm, tempo, melody and phrasing through singing and movement. Rehearsals are one hour per week with theory curriculum included.
@St. Andrew's -
Encompasses children at the late beginner stage of singing. Singing with good tone and blend is fostered through vocal exercises and listening skills. Through varied repertoire the choristers are encourage to be performers, whether through the shaping of a musical phrase or the use of facial expression or movement. Rehearsals are ninety minutes per week with theory curriculum following rehearsal.
Encompasses children who are more experienced and mature singers. Here young singers are prepared for greater challenges by singing music that is more complex, often in three parts, and in a greater variety of styles. All choristers participate in a formal theory curriculum, and homework is expected to be completed each week. Rehearsals are two hours per week with a theory curriculum and select Fridays.