Youth Choruses


The choirs within the Youth Choruses include:

  • Da Capo Choir, a beginning choral class for students ages 5-8. Children learn age-appropriate vocal technique, pitch and rhythm matching skills, and ensemble teamwork. Conductors: Michelle McCarten, Miranda Lansberry, and Kristen Jorde.
  • Lyric Choir, ages 7-10. Expands upon basic singing skills to perform unison and two part music. Conductors: Michelle McCarten, Miranda Lansberry
  • Treble Choir, ages 9-13. Choristers apply the rudiments of choral singing, sight singing, and musicianship to perform as a well-tuned ensemble. Conductor: Bonny Tynch and Kristen Jorde
  • Concert Choir, ages 10-15. (Annandale Campus only) This highest level of singing for unchanged voices perform challenging repertoire with additional opportunities around   the community and by invitation. Conductor: Patrick Vaughn
  • Master Singers, ages 13-18. (Annandale Campus only) This ensemble is made up of changed voices, performing SATB repertoire. Conductor: Patrick Vaughn

While most students are placed in the ensemble intended for their age, flexibility is permitted based on the student’s vocal maturity and musical readiness. All singers are auditioned annually, and new members are accepted in May/June, August/September, and January.


Information About Membership 2016-2017 rehearsal schedule:

Da Capo – 4:45-6:15 pm
Lyric – 4:45-6:15 pm
Treble – 5:30-7:30 pm
Concert – 5:30-7:45 pm
Master – 7:00-8:30 pm

  • Vienna Campus (new location!) – Tuesday evenings at Vienna Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Road, SW, Vienna, VA

Da Capo – 5-6:30 pm
Lyric – 5:45-7:15 pm
Treble – 5:15-7:15 pm

  • Centreville Campus – Tuesdays at Centreville Presbyterian Church, 15450 Lee Hwy, Centreville, VA

Da Capo: 5:30-7:00 pm
Treble: 5:30-7:30 pm

Full Year Tuition (2016-2017 season)

  • Da Capo Choir – $545
  • Lyric Choir – $545
  • Treble Choir – $595
  • Concert Choir – $595
  • Master Singers – $595

Part Year Tuition (Sept.-Dec. 2016, or Jan.-June 2017)

  • Da Capo Choir – $380
  • Lyric Choir – $380
  • Treble Choir – $430
  • Concert Choir – $430
  • Master Singers – $430

Scholarship opportunities for those undergoing financial hardship are available on a case-by-case basis. Please complete a Scholarship Application and return it to the FCS office for consideration.  FCS will make every effort to ensure all singers are able to participate.

Uniform fee is additional for the Treble Choir, Concert Choir, and Master Singers.