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 13th season.

Youth registration for 2nd Semester will open Monday, December 2nd. A 10% tuition discount will be offered that day only. Audition sign-ups for the Symphony Orchestra 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.

REGISTRATION & AUDITIONS

REGISTRATION: Participation in youth ensembles (ages 4–18) does not require an audition. Simply click on the link above to register.

  • Regular 2nd Semester (2019–2020 season) youth choirs registration will open Monday, December 2nd. A 10% tuition discount will be offered that day only. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Late registration, which incurs an additional tuition cost of $20.00 per choir, begins the day after the first rehearsal of the semester.
  • “Early Bird” registration for the full 2020–2021 season (both 1st & 2nd Semesters) for all youth and continuing Grand Chorus members, which offers a 10% tuition discount and a ten-payment option, will open in the spring. Full-payment and three-payment plans are also available during “Early Bird” registration.
  • Regular 2019–2020 full-season Grand Chorus registration is now closed. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Late registration, which incurs an additional cost of $20.00 per choir, is now closed. 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.

2019–2020 CALENDAR

IMPORTANT DATES
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 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: Thursday, January 9
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

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 are currently held at Laguna Country United Methodist Church, 24442 Moulton Pkwy, Laguna Woods, CA 92637.

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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