Fall registration open for Rock Valley Children’s Choir

Staff Report

Registration is open for Rock Valley Children’s Choir’s fall semester.

Registration dates and locations for the four choirs are as follow:

Do Re Mi Singers (grade 1-3) — 4-5:30 p.m., Mondays, Sept. 12 and 14, Spring Creek United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford.

Music Makers Chorus (grade 4-8) — 4-6 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 6 and 13, Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, 415 N. Church St., Rockford.

Crescendo Choir (grade 6-8, auditions required) — 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, 415 N. Church St., Rockford.

Encore (grade 9-12) — 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, 415 N. Church St., Rockford.

The Rock Valley Children’s choirs, directed by Leah Baskin, provide a safe place for children to make music together and make new friends. Each chorus rehearses once a week and participates in two concerts per semester, as well as other community events.

Tuition is $125 per semester for Do Re Mi Singers and $150 per semester for Music Makers Chorus, Crescendo Choir and Encore. Discounts for families with more than one participating singer are available.

Registration forms and payments will be taken at the first and second rehearsal of each chorus, or may be mailed to the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center. For more information, call the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center at (815) 964-9713, visit www.mendelssohnpac.org or view the RVC Fall 2011 Community and Continuing Professional Education schedule at www.rockvalleycollege.edu/CE.

From the Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2011, issue

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