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.
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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. The ensemble also includes all choristers apart of the Chamber Choir. 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.
The most advanced of the MCC ensembles. These choristers demonstrate advanced vocal technique and musical ability. The repertoire is diverse, complex and chosen to suit the musical abilities of young singers who enjoy the challenges of choral singing of the highest level. Rehearsals are two and a half hours per week, over two days of rehearsals.
Made up of boys from all the choirs with the exception of Cantiamo. Singing with good tone and blend is fostered through vocal exercises and listening skills. Rehearsals are forty-five minutes per week.