Orange County Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras


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Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras was founded in 2007 with its inaugural locale, OCMCO, which is now in its 11th season. Registration for the 2018-19 season will open in late spring 2018.  Audition sign-ups for the Grand Chorus (2018-19 season) or Symphony Orchestra (2nd Semester) are available. Click the blue box above.

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, 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.

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 registration (both 1st & 2nd Semesters), which offers a 10% discount and a ten-payment option, closed July 28th. Full-payment and three-payment plans are also available during “Early Bird” registration.
  • Regular full-season youth choirs registration is now closed. Registration for the 2018-19 season will open in late spring 2018. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Late registrations may incur additional tuition costs.
  • Full-season Grand Chorus registration for continuing members is now closed. Registration for the 2018-19 season will open in late spring 2018. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Late registrations may incur additional tuition costs.

AUDITIONS:  Placement in the Grand Chorus (adults) and Symphony Orchestra is by audition only. Click on the link at the top of this page to receive audition information and to sign up for an audition.

2017-2018 CALENDAR

Click here for printable 1st Semester calendar

IMPORTANT DATES:

1st Semester First Rehearsal: Thursday, September 14

1st Semester Concert Run-Through: Thursday, December 14

1st Semester Concerts: Friday, December 15, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

2nd Semester First Rehearsal: TBA

2nd Semester Concert Run-Through: TBA

2nd Semester Concerts: Friday, March 30, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

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

Rehearsals will be held at St. Mark Presbyterian Church2200 San Joaquin Hills Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92660

TUITION/FEES PER SEMESTER & ATTIRE COSTS

All OCMCO Singers ages 4-adult are required to participate for both semesters, September-May.

ENSEMBLE AGE/GRADE LEVEL TUITION/FEES ATTIRE (EST. COST)
Young Singers Chorus age 4 – 1st grade $125 Girls $26-33, Boys $33-44
Children’s Chorus 2nd – 5th grade $155 Girls $26-33, Boys $35-48
Youth Chorus 6th – 8th grade $185 Girls $58-63, Boys $51
Concert Choir Women 9th – 12th grade $185 Women $65-70
Concert Choir Men 9th – 12th grade $155 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.  Payment plans are also available and can be arranged as part of the online registration process.


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