Whether a beginning singer with no experience or a more advanced chorister with previous experience singing in an ensemble, NWAA’s three youth choruses welcome singers from grade 3 to 12 from around the South King County area. Each of the ensembles performs repertoire from a wide variety of genres including sacred, classical, spiritual, folk, and other secular music.
Rehearsals for the 2017-2018 season will be held on Tuesdays at North Hill Elementary School in Des Moines, beginning on September 12, 2017.
- KidSounds Northwest (grades 3 through 5) rehearses from 4:15 to 5:15 pm
- YouthSounds Northwest (grades 6 through 8) rehearses from 4:15 to 5:30 pm
- TeenSounds Northwest (grades 9 through 12) rehearses from 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Additional Member Requirements
Members of the youth choruses pay tuition for each concert period. Tuition rates are as follows:
$250 per year if paid in advance. $140 per mainstage concert or $35 per month.
Tuition scholarships are available based upon need.
To Schedule an Audition
Auditions for the 2017-2018 season will be held by appointment throughout the month of September. To schedule an audition, please contact the appropriate conductor:
KidSounds conductor, Colleen Thomas-Reitsma, can be reached at 206.718.6827 or via e-mail at email@example.com
YouthSounds and TeenSounds conductor, Kerstin Shaffer, can be reached at 253.318.5890 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org