While Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras was founded in 2007, the Utah locale (UMCO) is now in its fifth season. In addition to its regular youth choirs and Grand Chorus rehearsals on Thursdays in Utah Valley, Wednesday youth choirs rehearsals are also held in Salt Lake Valley. Please see below for more information.
Registration for the 2017-18 season is now open. See below for details. 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 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 1st Semester youth choirs registration is now open 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.
- Full-season Grand Chorus registration for continuing members is now open and will close Friday, August 18. Full-payment and three-payment plans are available. 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 Grand Chorus Boot Camp: Thursday, September 14
1st Semester First Rehearsal for Utah Valley participants: Thursday, September 21
1st Semester First Rehearsal for Salt Lake Valley youth participants: Wednesday, September 20
1st Semester Concert Run-Through & Concert: Monday, December 18; Abravanel Hall, SLC
2nd Semester Concert Run-Through & Concert: Friday, May 18; Abravanel Hall, SLC
Auditions for Grand Chorus & Orchestra: By appointment
Choral ensembles rehearse weekly on Wednesdays (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 (Wednesdays)
4:10 – 4:55 pm Young Singers Chorus Age 4 by the first rehearsal of the semester through 1st Grade
4:45 – 5:45 pm Children’s Chorus Grades 2 – 5 (homeschool at least age 7 by September 1)
4:45 – 6:00 pm Youth Chorus Grades 6 – 8 (homeschool at least age 11 by September 1)
4:45 – 6:40 pm Concert Choir Women Grades 9 – 12 (homeschool at least age 14 by September 1)
5:45 – 6:40 pm Concert Choir Men Grades 9 – 12 (homeschool at least age 14 by September 1)
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 – 7:20 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
NEW UTAH VALLEY REHEARSAL LOCATION
Rehearsals for the Grand Chorus and Utah Valley youth will be held at both the Utah Valley Convention Center, 220 Center St, Provo, and CenterPoint Church, 1550 Sandhill Rd, Orem (just SE of I-15/University Parkway exit).
NEW SALT LAKE VALLEY REHEARSAL LOCATION
Rehearsals for Salt Lake Valley youth are held at Murray High School, 5440 S State St, Murray. If there is sufficient interest for a more northern location in Salt Lake Valley, rehearsals may be relocated further north.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Monthly payment plans are also available and can be arranged as part of the online registration process.