East Valley Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras


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EVMCO Christmas Concert 2016

While Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras was founded in 2007, the East Valley, Arizona, locale (EVMCO) begins its tenth season this fall. Regular full-season registration is now open. Audition sign-ups for the Grand Chorus or Symphony Orchestra are available. Click the blue box above.

Click here to read an exciting announcement about our solution to accommodate more youth participation than ever before!

GENERAL DETAILS

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 NightMessiah 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, opened Saturday, April 28th, and closed Saturday, May 26th. Full-payment and three-payment plans are also available during “Early Bird” registration.
  • Regular full-season youth choirs registration is now open and closes the Monday following the first rehearsal. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Participation in the youth choirs requires a full-season (both semesters) commitment. Late registrations may incur additional tuition costs.
  • Regular full-season Grand Chorus registration is now open 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 blue box at the top of this page to receive audition information and to sign up for an audition.

2018–2019 CALENDAR

IMPORTANT DATES

1st Semester First Rehearsal: TBA, late August/early September

1st Semester Concert Run-Through: Thursday, November 29

1st Semester Concerts: Friday, November 30, & Saturday, December 1, Mesa Arts Center

2nd Semester First Rehearsal: TBA, late January/early February

2nd Semester Concert Run-Through: Thursday, April 25

2nd Semester Concerts: Friday & Saturday, April 26 & 27, Mesa Arts Center

2019 Tour (optional): July 11–13, Carnegie Hall, NYC. Grand Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, and youth 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

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

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

REHEARSAL LOCATION

NEW REHEARSAL LOCATION BEGINNING FALL 2017
Rehearsals are held at the NEW American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North 7-12 Campus at 1070 S. Higley Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296, at the corner of Higley Road and the San Tan 202 freeway.

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
(purchase on your own)

Scholarships are available for those with legitimate financial hardships. Email registration@millennial.org for details. Monthly payment plans are also available and can be arranged as part of the online registration process.


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