While Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras was founded in 2007, the Dallas locale (DMCO) begins its sixth season this fall. “Early Bird” 2018–2019 full-season registration for all youth and continuing Grand Chorus members opens Saturday, April 14th, and closes Saturday, May 12th. Audition sign-ups for the Grand Chorus or Symphony Orchestra are available. Click the blue box above.
To gain a better understanding of MCO, please browse this website, particularly the About MCO section, including the Ensemble Overview and Participation Info pages. We also encourage you to listen to MCO’s five albums on iTunes, three of which landed in the top 3 of Billboard Magazine’s Traditional Classical Chart: Amazing Grace; To Be American; O Holy Night; Messiah in America; and That Easter Morn.
MCO PARTICIPANT HANDBOOK
For MCO’s general policies, expectations, tuition costs, attire costs, and all other information, please read the MCO Participant Handbook.
REGISTRATION & AUDITIONS
REGISTRATION: Participation in youth ensembles (ages 4-18) does not require an audition. Simply click on the link above to register.
- “Early Bird” registration for the full 2018–2019 season (both 1st & 2nd Semesters) for all youth and continuing Grand Chorus members, which offers a 10% discount and a ten-payment option, will open Saturday, April 14th, and close Saturday, May 12th. Full-payment and three-payment plans are also available during “Early Bird” registration.
- Regular 1st Semester youth choirs registration opens Saturday, June 16th, and closes the Monday following the first rehearsal. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Late registrations may incur additional tuition costs.
- Regular full-season Grand Chorus registration opens Saturday, June 16th, and closes the Monday following the first rehearsal. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Participation in the Grand Chorus requires a full-season (both semesters) commitment. Late registrations may incur additional tuition costs.
AUDITIONS: Placement in the Grand Chorus (adults) and Symphony Orchestra is by audition only. Click the link at the top of this page to receive audition information and to sign up for an audition.
1st Semester First Rehearsal: TBA, late August/early September
1st Semester Concert Run-Through: Friday, November 30
1st Semester Concerts: Saturday, December 1; Allen Performing Arts Center, 300 Rivercrest Blvd, Allen, TX
2nd Semester First Rehearsal: TBA, late January/early February
2nd Semester Concert Run-Through: Friday, April 12
2nd Semester Concerts: Saturday, April 13; Allen Performing Arts Center, 300 Rivercrest Blvd, Allen, TX
July 2019 Tour (optional): Carnegie Hall, NYC. Grand Chorus and youth ensemble participants must participate full-season (both semesters) in order to be eligible to participate in the tour. This requirement is regardless of the regular participation requirement in each locale.
Auditions for Grand Chorus & Orchestra: By appointment
Choral ensembles rehearse weekly on Thursdays throughout each semester. Details and times are below. The Symphony Orchestra rehearses on a few select dates TBD.
4:00 – 4:45 pm Young Singers Chorus Age 4 by the first rehearsal of the semester through 1st Grade
4:35 – 5:35 pm Children’s Chorus Grades 2 – 5 (homeschool at least age 7 by September 1)
5:15 – 6:40 pm Youth Chorus Grades 6 – 8 (homeschool at least age 11 by September 1)
5:15 – 7:20 pm Concert Choir Women Grades 9 – 12 (homeschool at least age 14 by September 1)
6:20 – 7:20 pm Concert Choir Men Grades 9 – 12 (homeschool at least age 14 by September 1)
7:30 – 10:00 pm Grand Chorus Accomplished adult singers 18 & over
TUITION/FEES PER SEMESTER & ATTIRE COSTS
|ENSEMBLE||AGE/GRADE LEVEL||TUITION/FEES||ATTIRE (EST. COST)|
|Young Singers Chorus||age 4 – 1st grade||$115||Girls $26-33, Boys $33-44|
|Children’s Chorus||2nd – 5th grade||$145||Girls $26-33, Boys $35-48|
|Youth Chorus||6th – 8th grade||$175||Girls $58-63, Boys $51|
|Concert Choir Women||9th – 12th grade||$175||Women $65-70|
|Concert Choir Men||9th – 12th grade||$145||Men $107|
|Grand Chorus||age 18 and up||$50||Women $130-138, Men $107|
|Symphony Orchestra||Accomplished Instrumentalists||$0||Concert Black
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Scholarships are available for those with legitimate financial hardships. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Monthly payment plans are also available and can be arranged as part of the online registration process.