ABOUT THE

YOUTH CHORUS

The Youth Chorus is open to students who will be entering grades 9 through 12 for the 2020-21 school year, as well as 8th grade boys with changing voices.

Choristers are selected through auditions.

The Youth Chorus performs annually

with the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, and is regularly called to perform with The Cleveland Orchestra

at Severance Hall and Blossom Music Center. Additionally, the Youth Chorus performs at other community concerts

and events each season.

 

The ensemble rehearses on Sunday afternoons between September and May - each season varies slightly to accommodate the performance schedule.

The Youth Chorus is committed to fostering an organizational culture of diversity and inclusion.

 

MEET OUR DIRECTORS

Daniel Singer

Director, Youth Chorus

Daniel Singer joined the choral conducting staff of the Cleveland Orchestra in 2012 as assistant director of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus. He was promoted to assistant director of choruses and director of the Youth Chorus with the start of the 2018-19 season.

 

Mr. Singer holds degrees in music education and conducting from Northwestern University and Michigan State University.

Adam Landry 

Assistant Director, Youth Chorus

Adam Landry serves as assistant director of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus. He currently teaches music in the Mentor Public School District, directing six high school choirs and teaching music theory.

Mr. Landry studied music education at Bowling Green State University and the University of Michigan.  

 

AUDITIONS

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The Youth Chorus is open to students entering grades 9 through 12 in the fall of 2020, as well as 8th grade boys whose voices are changing.

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Auditions for the 2020-21 season will be held remotely and applicants will be asked to complete the following:

  • Complete an online application, via our website

  • Record a solo video singing a classical, art, or folk piece (no Broadway or pop tunes)

  • Upload the solo video as a private unlisted YouTube link for the directors to view  

  • Schedule and attend a virtual 10-minute interview with the directors 

PERFORMANCES

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The Youth Chorus performs annually with the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra,

and is regularly called to perform with The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall and Blossom Music Center. Additionally, the Youth Chorus performs annually at other 

community events, many of which are free to the public.

Follow the link below to discover when you can hear the Youth Chorus in concert.

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CONTACT US

Chorus Office 

Severance Hall

11001 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44106

 

E-mail:

chorus@clevelandorchestra.com

Tel:

(216) 231-7374

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Youth Chorus photography 

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