While Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras was founded in 2007, the East Valley, Arizona, locale (EVMCO) is in its eighth season. Registration for 2nd Semester of the 2016-2017 season opened Friday, November 18, 2016, and is now closed. Audition sign-ups for the Grand Chorus or Symphony Orchestra are available for the 2017-18 season. 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.
2016-2017 SEASON 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” 2nd Semester youth registration, which offers a five-payment option, opened Friday, November 18, 2016, and closed Monday, November 28, 2016. Full-payment and three-payment options are also available during “Early Bird” registration.
- Regular 2nd Semester youth registration opened Tuesday, November 29, 2016, and is now closed. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration.
- Regular 2nd Semester Grand Chorus registration for continuing Grand Chorus members opened Friday, November 18, 2016 and is now closed.
AUDITIONS: Placement in the Grand Chorus (adults) and Symphony Orchestra is by audition only. Click the blue box at the top of this page to receive audition information and to sign up for an audition.
2nd Semester First Choir Rehearsal: **REVISED** Thursday, February 2, 2017
2nd Semester First Orchestra Rehearsal: Saturday, March 25, 2017
2nd Semester Combined Choirs & Orchestra Rehearsal: Saturday, April 22, 2017
2nd Semester Concert Run-Through: Thursday, April 27, 2017, Mesa Arts Center
2nd Semester Concerts: Friday, April 28 & Saturday, April 29, 2017, Mesa Arts Center
Summer Tour 2017: June 21-25 in Salt Lake City, UT, for the combined five MCO locales
1st Semester Auditions for 2017-18 Season 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.
3:45 – 4:30 pm Young Singers Chorus Age 4 by the first rehearsal of the semester through 1st Grade
4:20 – 5:20 pm Children’s Chorus Grades 2 – 5 (homeschool at least age 7 by September 1)
5:00 – 6:25 pm Youth Chorus Grades 6 – 8 (homeschool at least age 11 by September 1)
5:00 – 7:05 pm Concert Choir Women Grades 9 – 12 (homeschool at least age 14 by September 1)
6:05 – 7:05 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 Girls||9th – 12th grade||$175||Girls $65-70|
|Concert Choir Boys||9th – 12th grade||$145||Boys $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 email@example.com for details. Monthly payment plans are also available and can be arranged as part of the online registration process.