The Preparatory Choir, a non-auditioned choir for children in Senior Kindergarten and up, is the newest division within the Bach Children’s Chorus family of choirs. Through enjoyable singing games, activities and repertoire the children develop singing in their head tone, ear training and rhythmic skills.
This non-performance group meets for an hour each week on Sundays for two 10-week sessions each season (September to November and January to March). Parents are invited to a short recital/demonstration on the last day of each session.
Introducing the dynamic, creative team of instructors:
Soprano Carrie Loring has been a member of the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir since 1992. Best known as longtime host of TV Ontario’s Polka Dot Door, she toured coast to coast with numerous children’s shows involving singing, storytelling, mime, and puppetry. Carrie is a vocal coach for Bach Children’s Chorus, providing private, weekly lessons for choristers.
Sarah has been involved with children’s choirs as a singer, mentor, percussionist and conductor for seventeen years. She grew up singing with Guelph Youth Singers, under the direction of Linda Beaupré, and is now completing her Masters of Teaching at the University of Toronto. Sarah is an Assistant Conductor with BCC Choir III this season.
Emily was a choir member of BCC for twelve years before leaving to attend University of Western Ontario where she completed her Bachelor of Music. Emily is a former assistant conductor with BCC and continues to teach private voice as well as group music.
Location: Scarborough Bluffs United Church, 3739 Kingston Road
Fall term: September-November
Winter term: January-March
Time: Sundays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Cost: $200 per 10-week session
Contact: Jane Greenwood, Administrator