Jonathan Richter, Director
The Young Women's Chorale is a select intermediate ensemble comprised of sopranos and altos in grades 8-10. This ensemble performs a wide variety of challenging choral repertoire for women's voices in up to 4 parts. Additionally, the instruction in YWC focuses on healthy vocal production and the improvement of essential musicianship skills. Entrance to the Young Women's Chorale is by audition, and selected students may have the option to dual-enroll in either Children's Chorus or Youth Chorale (entrance also by audition).
Rehearsals: Saturdays, 1 PM - 2 PM in Saint Botolph G13
Winter Concert: Tuesday, December 17 at 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall
Spring Concert: Tuesday, May 27 at 7:30 PM in Jordan Hall
Chorus Audition Information
The NEC Prep Choral Program holds auditions each May for the following academic year. We begin scheduling May auditions in March of each year. To sign up for a May audition, click here. For those admitted into the choral program, placements auditions are held in early September. Additional entrance auditions may be held in the Fall, on a space availability basis only. For more information about Fall auditions or to sign up for an audition, please call (617) 585-1160 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For audition requirements, click here.
Please submit an Absence Request Form to the Student Chorus Manager or Lisa Husseini, Concert Ensemble Manager. Requests need to be submitted at least two weeks before the date of absence. We urge you to submit requests as soon as you know about them so that there is plenty of time for them to be approved. All absences must be approved by the NEC Prep Office, prior to the absence date.
You may submit it in using one of the following methods:
- Print and hand deliver to the Prep Office at 241 St. Botolph Street, Room SB 120.
- Scan and e-mail to the Student Chorus Manager
- Fax your form to (617) 585-1135 attn: Youth Chorale
- Mail to: NEC Preparatory School attn: Youth Chorale, 290, Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115-5018
You may also email a letter of request to the Student Chorus Manager
NOTE: You will receive an email from the Youth Chorale manager when your absence has been approved.
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