Pre-K & Kindergarten
Pre-kindergarten (age 4) and kindergarten students learn the basics of making music and healthy singing by playing musical games. Music Club includes the Orff approach, combining music, movement, drama, and speech into lessons that are similar to a child’s world of play.
Rehearsals: Wednesdays beginning August 29, 5:00 - 5:30 PM, M211
Services: 11:15 AM Discovery Eucharist in All Saints' Hall (quarterly)
St. Nicolas Choir
Grades 1 - 3
St. Nicolas Choir, for children in grades 1 - 3, is based on the Royal School of Church Music training plan. Choristers prepare music for worship while learning the basics of music reading, vocal skills, liturgy and teamwork. Repertoire contains scripture and poetry that teach the beliefs and principles of our faith. Choristers use movement and experiential learning to explore their own artistic abilities and to discover the joys of teamwork.
Rehearsals: Wednesdays beginning August 29, 5:00 - 6:30 PM, U304
Services: 8:45 AM Holy Eucharist in the Church (first and third Sundays)
Christ Church Choristers
Grades 4 - 8
Christ Church Choristers, for children in grades 4 - 8, is based on the Royal School of Church Music training plan. Choristers prepare music for worship and other activities at Christ Church. The preparation process includes intentional instruction in sight singing, multi-lingual diction, understanding of musical style and vocal technique. As with all team activities, commitment and leadership are taught and highly valued. Choristers learn that they are part of something larger than themselves and develop self-esteem and a sense of ownership as they progress through the training program.
Rehearsals: Wednesdays beginning August 29, 5:00 - 6:30 PM, Choir Room
Services: 11:15 AM Holy Eucharist in the Church (first and third Sundays)
Since 2013, ARTS+ (formerly Community School of the Arts) has partnered with Christ Church to offer piano, violin, and harp lessons to children from all over the city. The school concentrates on instruction in music and the visual arts with the mission and belief that outstanding arts education should be available to all. For more information or to enroll your child, please visit www.artsplus.org or call 704-377-4187.