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Youth Chorus


The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus (NPYC) provides young singers performance opportunities on Hayes Hall stage alongside the Naples Philharmonic and at distinct community events. The 100-voice NPYC is directed by James Cochran and includes singers in elementary, middle and high school. NPYC rehearses in groups divided by age and ability on Monday evenings at Artis—Naples.

Auditions for new members are held in early August and January. Students from the age of 7 through high school are encouraged to audition. The 100-voice Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus rehearses in groups divided by age and ability on Monday evenings on the Artis—Naples campus.


James Cochran

Youth Chorus Director

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The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus is generously underwritten by the estate of Mae S. Wood and endowed by Carmen and Jim Campbell.

Auditions

Auditions for the 2016-17 season will take place on Monday, August 29, 2016, 5-7pm in the Daniels Pavilion at Artis—Naples. Auditions must be scheduled in advanced. For more information or to schedule an audition, please contact the Youth Chorus Coordinator at YouthChorus@artisnaples.org.


  2016-17 Youth Chorus Schedule


Audition Requirements

Those wishing to audition should prepare a song of their choosing no longer than two minutes that showcases their vocal talents. All auditions must be with piano accompaniment, not to recorded music or a cappella, and singers are asked to provide a copy for the Naples Philharmonic piano accompanist. Applicants will be asked to match pitch and, depending on their musical background, may be asked to sight-read.

Tuition

Annual tuition for the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus is $125. The one time music fee is $25. Some scholarships are available.

Concerts

The 100-voice Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus performs their own spring concert. This annual and festive event is suitable for the whole family.

  Fall Concert
     November 6, 2016 • 4pm

  CAPA Concert
     May 5, 2017 • 7:30pm

  Spring Concert
     May 7, 2017 • 4pm

  Patriotic Pops
     May 18 and 19, 2017

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