Utah Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras


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While Millennial™ Choirs & Orchestras was founded in 2007, the Utah locale (UMCO) begins its seventh season this fall. 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.

Youth registration for 2nd Semester will open Monday, December 2nd. A 10% tuition discount will be offered that day only. While Grand Chorus usually requires full-season participation, a larger Grand Chorus is needed for the spring concerts, so auditions will be held in January. Click the blue box above to sign up for an audition. 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 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 (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 tuition 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 for Salt Lake Valley youth participants: Thursday, September 12, combined with UV choirs at CenterPoint Church in Orem. Regular Tuesday rehearsals will begin the next week.
1st Semester First Rehearsal for Utah Valley participants: Thursday, September 12
1st Semester Concert Run-Through: Monday, December 9
1st Semester Concerts: Monday, December 9

2nd Semester First Rehearsal for Salt Lake Valley youth participants: January
2nd Semester First Rehearsal for Utah Valley participants: January
Christmas Album Recording Session: Thursday & Friday, January 16–17, Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, UT. NOTE: Full-season participation is required to be eligible to participate in the recording session.
2nd Semester Concert Run-Through: Thursday, May 7
2nd Semester Concerts: Friday, May 8
Freedom Festival Patriotic Service: Friday, June 26, or Saturday, June 27

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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