East Valley Millennial® Choirs & Orchestras

For residents of East Valley and surrounding areas. The East Valley, Arizona, locale (EVMCO) is now entering its 13th season.

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REGISTRATION & AUDITIONS


Please read the IMPORTANT INFORMATION and REHEARSAL SCHEDULE sections below prior to registering. Additional details may be found on the FAQ’s page.

To gain a better understanding of MCO, please read the About MCO section, including the Performing Ensembles and Participation Info pages. We also encourage you to visit our YouTube channel or listen to one of our six albums.

REGISTRATION: Participation in youth ensembles (ages 4–18) does not require an audition. Participation in the Grand Chorus or Symphony Orchestra requires an audition (see Auditions below). 

  • Early-bird registration for the full 2021–2022 season (both 1st & 2nd Semesters) for all youth and continuing Grand Chorus members is now closed.
  • Regular 1st semester youth choirs registration for the 2021–2022 season is now open and closes the Monday following the first rehearsal of the semester. It offers full-payment and three-payment options. Late registration will incur an additional tuition cost of $20.00 per choir. 
  • Regular 1st semester Grand Chorus registration for the 2021–2022 season is now open and closes the Monday following the first rehearsal of the semester. It offers full-payment and three-payment options. Late registration will incur an additional cost of $20.00.
  • Regular 1st semester Symphony Orchestra registration for the 2021–2022 season is now open. Although there is no fee to participate, all Symphony Orchestra participants must register so that we can keep accurate rosters.

GRAND CHORUS AUDITIONS: Placement in the Grand Chorus (adults) is by audition only. New participants may request an audition for the upcoming 2021–2022 season. Auditions will be held in August. Submit an audition request at the link below. Continuing participants do not need to re-audition; they may simply register. 

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS: Placement in the Symphony Orchestra (all ages) is by video audition only. Auditions for Part 2 of this semester are open to prior MCO participants only. New participants may request an audition for the upcoming 2021–2022 season. Auditions will be held in August. Submit an audition request at the link below. Continuing participants do not need to re-audition; they may simply register. 

CALENDAR

2021–2022 SEASON CALENDAR

Tentative dates (subject to change):

  • 1st Semester 1st Rehearsal: late August/early September
  • 1st Semester Run-Through and Concerts: Thursday–Saturday, December 2–4, 2021, Mesa Arts Center
  • 2nd Semester 1st Rehearsal: mid-January
  • 2nd Semester Run-Through and Concerts: Thursday–Saturday, April 21–23, 2022, Mesa Arts Center
  • Memorial Day weekend 2022: Youth Tour (more details to come)

Rehearsal Schedule

NOTE: The rehearsal times listed below are a modification of our regular rehearsal times. There will also be slight additional modifications to the schedule beginning this fall. Please stay tuned for updates.

Choral ensembles rehearse weekly on Thursdays throughout each semester. Details and times are below. The Symphony Orchestra rehearses on a few select dates TBD.

Young Singers Chorus 
3:55–4:45 pm
Age 4 by the first rehearsal of the semester through 1st Grade

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

Youth Chorus
5:25–6:50 pm   
Grades 6–8 (homeschool at least age 11 by September 1)

Concert Choir Women
5:25–7:45 pm
Grades 9–12 (homeschool at least age 14 by September 1)

Concert Choir Men
6:45–7:45 pm
Grades 9–12 (homeschool at least age 14 by September 1)

Grand Chorus
7:00–10:00 pm
Accomplished adult singers 18 & over

Rehearsal Location

Rehearsals are held at American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North 7–12 Campus at 1070 S. Higley Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296, at the corner of Higley Road and the San Tan 202 freeway. Please follow this traffic map.

MCO Participant Handbook

For MCO’s general policies, expectations, tuition costs, attire costs, and all other information, please download and read the MCO Participant Handbook.

Tuition / Fees Per Semester & Attire Costs

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.

MCO may offer a new T-shirt for the 2021–2022 season. T-shirt ordering is now closed for the current season.

EnsembleAge / Grade LevelTuition / FeesAttire (Est. Cost)
Young Singers Chorusage 4–1st grade$125Girls $32–38, Boys $43–54, plus $12–15 for an MCO t-shirt
Children’s Chorus2nd–5th grade$155Girls $37–43, Boys $43–54, plus $12–15 for an MCO t-shirt
Youth Chorus6th–8th grade$185Girls $62–77, Boys $52 (larger sizes extra), plus $12–15 for an MCO t-shirt
Concert Choir Women9th–12th grade$185Women $65–80, plus $12–15 for an MCO t-shirtt
Concert Choir Men9th–12th grade $155Men $107 (larger sizes extra), plus $12–15 for an MCO t-shirt
Grand ChorusAge 18 and up$60Women $130–148, Men $107 (larger sizes extra), plus $12–15 for an MCO t-shirt
Symphony OrchestraAccomplished Instrumentalists$0Concert black (purchase on your own), plus $12–15 for an MCO t-shirt

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