Utah Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras


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While Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras was founded in 2007, the Utah locale (UMCO) is now in its sixth season. In addition to its regular youth choirs and Grand Chorus rehearsals on Thursdays in Utah Valley, Tuesday youth choirs rehearsals are also held in Salt Lake Valley. Please see below for more information.

2nd Semester registration is now closed. Beginning with the 2019–2020 season, full-season participation is required for all choirs. “Early Bird” registration for the 2019–2020 season will open Monday, June 3, 2019. Audition sign-ups for the Symphony Orchestra, as well as the 2019–2020 Season Grand Chorus, are available. (2nd Semester auditions for the Grand Chorus are not available as it requires full-season participation.) 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 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.

SEASON 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 (2018–2019 season) youth choirs registration is now closed. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available during regular registration. Late registration may incur additional tuition costs.
  • “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, will open Monday, June 3, 2019, and close Monday, July 1, 2019. Full-payment and three-payment plans are also available during “Early Bird” registration.
  • Regular 2019–2020 full-season youth choirs registration will open Tuesday, July 2, 2019, and 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. Beginning with the 2019–2020 season, participation in the youth choirs requires a full-season (both semesters) commitment.
  • Regular 2019–2020 full-season Grand Chorus registration will open Tuesday, July 2, 2019, and 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.

2018–2019 CALENDAR

IMPORTANT DATES

2nd Semester First Rehearsal for Grand Chorus participants: Thursday, January 17 (alternate location; please see newsletter for details)

2nd Semester First Rehearsal for Salt Lake Valley youth participants: Tuesday, March 5

2nd Semester First Rehearsal for Utah Valley participants: Thursday, March 7

2nd Semester Concert Run-Through: Thursday, May 30; Abravanel Hall, SLC

2nd Semester Concerts: Friday, May 31; Abravanel Hall, SLC

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. Tour registration is now closed.

Auditions for Grand Chorus & Orchestra: By appointment

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Choral ensembles rehearse weekly on Tuesdays (Salt Lake Valley youth) and Thursdays (Utah Valley youth and all Grand Chorus members) throughout each semester. Details and times are below. The Symphony Orchestra rehearses in Utah Valley on a few select dates TBD.

SALT LAKE VALLEY YOUTH REHEARSALS (Tuesdays)

4:00 – 4:45 pm          Young Singers Chorus          Age 4 by the first rehearsal of the semester through 1st Grade

4:35 – 5:35 pm         Children’s Chorus                 Grades 2 – 5 (homeschool at least age 7 by September 1)

5:15 – 6:40 pm         Youth Chorus                        Grades 6 – 8 (homeschool at least age 11 by September 1)

Concert Choir is currently only offered at the Utah Valley location.

GRAND CHORUS AND UTAH VALLEY YOUTH REHEARSALS (Thursdays)

4:00 – 4:45 pm          Young Singers Chorus          Age 4 by the first rehearsal of the semester through 1st Grade

4:35 – 5:35 pm          Children’s Chorus                 Grades 2 – 5 (homeschool at least age 7 by September 1)

5:15 – 6:40 pm          Youth Chorus                        Grades 6 – 8 (homeschool at least age 11 by September 1)

5:15 – 7:20 pm          Concert Choir Women          Grades 9 – 12 (homeschool at least age 14 by September 1)

6:20 – 7:50 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 LOCATIONS

SALT LAKE VALLEY REHEARSAL LOCATION
Rehearsals for Salt Lake Valley youth are held at Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 E 5300 S, Murray.

UTAH VALLEY REHEARSAL LOCATION
Rehearsals for Utah Valley youth and the Grand Chorus are held at CenterPoint Church, 1550 Sandhill Rd, Orem (just SE of I-15/University Parkway exit).

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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