Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras was founded in 2007 with its inaugural locale, OCMCO, which is now in its 13th season.
UPDATE: Semester-only registration is now available for all youth choirs. Audition sign-ups for the Symphony Orchestra, as well as the 2019–2020 Season Grand Chorus, 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, 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 2019–2020 season (both 1st & 2nd Semesters) for all youth and continuing Grand Chorus members, which offers a 10% discount and a ten-payment option, is now closed. Full-payment and three-payment plans are also available during “Early Bird” registration.
- Regular 1st semester youth choirs registration is now open and will run through the day of the first rehearsal of the season. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Late registration, which may incur additional tuition costs, closes Monday, September 30th. Registration for 2nd Semester will open later this fall.
- Regular 2019–2020 full-season Grand Chorus registration is now open and will run through the day of the first rehearsal of the season. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Late registration may incur additional tuition costs. Participation in the Grand Chorus requires a full-season (both semesters) commitment.
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.
1st Semester First Rehearsal: Wednesday, September 11 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Fountain Valley building), 17500 Bushard St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA.
1st Semester Rehearsals 2–4: Thursdays, September 19 & 26, October 3 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Irvine building), 23 Lake Rd, Irvine, CA 92604.
1st Semester Concert Run-Through: Thursday, December 12, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa CA
1st Semester Concerts: Friday, December 13, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa CA
2nd Semester First Rehearsal: mid-late January/early February
Christmas Album Recording Session: Monday & Tuesday, February 17–18, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa CA. NOTE: Full-season participation is required to be eligible to participate in the recording session.
2nd Semester Concert Run-Through: Tuesday, March 31, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa CA
2nd Semester Concerts: Wednesday, April 1, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa CA
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.
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
Rehearsals will be held at a new location. Thank you for your patience as we continue our active and diligent search. Stay tuned.
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
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Scholarships are available for those with legitimate financial hardships. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Payment plans are also available and can be arranged as part of the online registration process.