While Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras was founded in 2007, the East Valley, Arizona, locale (EVMCO) will begin its ninth season this fall. Registration for the 2017-2018 season will open mid-May. “Early Bird” registration will be available at that time. Audition sign-ups for the Grand Chorus or Symphony Orchestra for the 2017-18 season are also 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.
2017-2018 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” full-season youth registration, which will offer a 10% discount and a 10-payment option, will open mid-May and close mid-June (dates TBA). Full-payment and three-payment options are also available during “Early Bird” registration.
- Regular full-season youth registration will open upon close of “Early Bird” registration and will continue through the Monday following the first rehearsal this fall. Increased tuition rates apply after this date. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration.
- Regular Grand Chorus registration for continuing Grand Chorus members will also open mid-May.
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.
(Detailed calendar coming)
1st Semester First Rehearsal: late August/early September
1st Semester Concert Run-Through: Thursday, November 30th
1st Semester Concerts: Friday & Saturday, December 1st & 2nd, Mesa Arts Center
2nd Semester Concert Run-Through: Thursday, April 26th
2nd Semester Concerts: Friday & Saturday, April 27th & 28th, Mesa Arts Center
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.