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PROGRAM DETAILS

 

BEGINNERS CHOIR: ages 3-4


$341/semester NO AUDITION IS REQUIRED TO JOIN. Weekly rehearsals are 45-minute long, 18 sessions per semester plus one make-up class at the end of the semester. Please refer to the academic schedule for more details.​ Two performances per year on stage of St. Giles Church. Academic tuition covers registration, accompanist(s), technical support, home concert participation fee, and the end of semester trophy/present. Concert attire is required for an additional fee. Payments are available in two installments of $341 per semester, or full payment of $648 for two semesters reflecting a 5% discount.




PRELUDE CHOIR I: grades K-1


$341/semester AN AUDITION IS RECOMMENDED TO JOIN. Weekly rehearsals are 45-minute long, 18 sessions per semester plus one make-up class at the end of the semester. Please refer to the academic calendar for more details. ​​​Two performances per year on stage of St. Giles Church. Academic tuition covers registration, accompanist(s), technical support, home concert participation fee, and the end of semester trophy/present. Concert attire is required for an additional fee. Payments are available in two installments of $341 per semester, or full payment of $648 for two semesters reflecting a 5% discount.




PRELUDE CHOIR II: grades 1-2


$367/semester AN AUDITION IS REQUIRED TO JOIN. Weekly rehearsals are 60-minute long, 18 sessions per semester plus one make-up class at the end of the semester. Please refer to the academic schedule for more details. ​​​Minimum 3 performances per year on the stage of St. Giles Church and the Museum of Science and Industry (or other location, TBD) Academic tuition covers registration, accompanist(s), technical support, home concert participation fee, and the end of semester trophy/present. Concert attire is required for an additional fee. Travel concert participation are not covered by tuition and may require an additional fee. A full year (2 semesters) commitment is required. Payments are available in two installments of $367 per semester, or full payment of $697 for two semesters reflects a 5% discount.




TREBLE CHOIR: grades 3-5


$378/semester AN AUDITION IS REQUIRED TO JOIN. Weekly rehearsals are 60-minute long, 18 sessions per semester plus four mandatory dress rehearsals on Sundays before the concerts. One make-up class at the end of the semester. Please refer to the academic schedule for more details. ​​​Minimum 4 performances per year on the stage of St. Giles Church and the Museum of Science and Industry (or other locations, TBD) Academic tuition covers registration, accompanist(s), sheet music and folders, technical support, and home concert participation fee. Concert attire is required for an additional fee. Travel concert participation are not covered by tuition and may require an additional fee. A full year (2 semesters) commitment is required. Payments are available in two installments of $378 per semester, or full payment of $718 for two semesters reflects a 5% discount. Think that singing once a week is not enough for your talented child? Sign up for Extended Treble Choir group: 2 rehearsals per week for just $100 more per semester!




CONCERT CHOIR: grades 6-12


$505/semester AN AUDITION IS REQUIRED TO JOIN IN. The Concert Choir is open to students in grades 6-12, and in some cases to younger students that demonstrate interest and ability to get a more intense musical training. PREVIOUS MUSICAL EXPERIENCE IS DESIRED. One semester is 18 rehearsal weeks long, 2 rehearsals per week, plus 4 to 6 mandatory dress rehearsals on Sundays before the concerts. One make-up class at the end of the semester, please refer to academic schedule. ​​​Minimum 6 performances per year on the stage of St. Giles Church, the Museum of Science and Industry and other locations, TBD. Academic tuition covers registration, accompanist(s), sheet music and folders, technical support, and home concert participation fee. Concert attire is required for an additional fee. Travel concert participation are not covered by tuition and may require an additional fee. A full year (2 semesters) commitment is required. Payments are available in two installments of $505 per semester, or full payment of $960 for two semesters reflects a 5% discount.




CHAMBER CHOIR: ages 17+


Campanella Chamber Choir is a small group of special choral instruction. Registration to the Chamber Choir is by invitation, audition is necessary to join. Please contact Choir Director for information. Weekly rehearsals are 75-minute long, 18 sessions per semester plus one make-up class at the end of the semester. Please refer to the academic schedule for more details. ​​​Minimum 4 performances per year on the stage of St. Giles Church and other locations, TBD. Academic tuition covers registration, accompanist(s), sheet music and folders, technical support, and home concert participation fee. Concert attire is required for an additional fee. Travel concert participation are not covered by tuition and may require an additional fee. A full year (2 semesters) commitment is required. Payments are available in two installments of $240 per semester, or full payment of $456 for two semesters reflects a 5% discount.




MUSIC DRAMA: ages 10+


This class is open to Campanella choristers ages 10+, an audition is necessary to join. Audition starts at the end of September 2019. Please contact Choir Director for more information.





REGISTRATION

 

REGISTRATION PROCESS: all programs


THE ENROLLMENT FOR CAMPANELLA PROGRAMS IS A 2-STEP PROCESS: 1. REGISTER for one of the Campanella choir programs (don't forget to arrange an audition if necessary). No payment is taken at this step, you will receive an email with the invoice. 2. PAY the invoice online or by check, and sign the forms that we email to you. All payments are due by the first week of the semester.




SCHOLARSHIPS: requirements


If you experience financial hardship, scholarships are available to qualified customers. Please contact Choir Director for details: marianna@campanellacenter.org or call 847-361-7989





SCHEDULES

 

ACADEMIC SCHEDULE


Campanella Choir Ensembles meet for rehearsals once or twice a week. All rehearsals are mandatory, singers are expected to come 5 minutes before the starting time. Monday PRELUDE II Group A 5:15 - 6:15 pm TREBLE CHOIR Group A 6:15 - 7:15 pm Wednesday CONCERT CHOIR 6:15 - 7:30 pm Thursday BEGINNERS Group A 5:30 - 6:15 pm PRELUDE I Group A 6:15 - 7:00 pm CHAMBER CHOIR 8:15 - 9:30 pm Friday BEGINNERS Group B 5:00 - 5:45 pm PRELUDE I Group B 5:50 - 6:35 pm Saturday TREBLE CHOIR 9:00 - 10:00 am CONCERT CHOIR 10:00 am -12:40 pm PRELUDE I Group C 12:45 - 1:45 pm PRELUDE II Group B 1:45 - 2:45 pm Sunday MUSIC DRAMA 4:00 - 6:00 pm




EVENT SCHEDULE: Fall semester 2019-20


August 2019 08/24/2019 Saturday: Beginning of the Fall Semester 5:00 Oprn House party at St. Giles NO CLASSES 08/31 - 09/06: Labor Day week September 2019 09/01/2019 Sunday: Concert at the Copernicus Center Two performances at 1:30-2:30 PM and 3:30-4:00 PM October 2019 10/26/2019 Saturday: Non-typical Halloween Party at St. Giles Ages of 3-8 year olds 5:00 to 6:30 pm and 9-15 year olds 6:30-8:00 pm November 2019 11/03/2019 Sunday: YMCA Choir performance Participants: Concert Choir, Treble choir, Prelude Choir II, Soloists NO CLASSES 11/28-29/2019 Thursday and Friday: Thanksgiving Classes resume on Saturday 11/30/2019 December 2019 12/01/2019 Sunday: Dressl Rehearsal at St. Giles 4:00 - 8:00 pm Participants: Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Prelude Choir II, Prelude Choir I 12/08/2019 Sunday: Concert at the Museum of Science and Industry Stage time: 12:15 - 12:45 pm Participants: Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Prelude Choir II, Prelude Choir I 12/14/2019 Saturday: "Winter Concert" at St. Giles 5:00 pm Participants: Beginners, Prelude Choir I, Prelude Choir II, Soloists NO CLASSES 12/24/2019 - 01/03/2020: Winter break January 2019 01/12-17/2020 Make up week for missed classes 01/12/2020 Sunday: Dressl Rehearsal at St. Giles 4:00 - 8:00 pm Participants: Concert Choir, Treble choir, Soloists 01/17/2020 LAST DAY OF FALL SEMESTER 01/18/2020 Saturday: Winter Concert at St. Giles 6:00 - 8:00 pm Participants: Concert Choir, Treble choir, Soloists





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Campanella programs located
inside St. Giles Church

3025 Walters Avenue,

Northbrook, IL 60062

Mailing and Billing Address

Campanella Children's Choir

& Educational Center 

P.O. Box 674, Wheeling, IL 60090

Telephone

847-361-7989

Choir Director | Marianna Kosaya

847-361-7989 

marianna@campanellacenter.org

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