Rock Valley Children’s Choir accepting registrations for spring 2012 semester

Staff Report

Registration is now open for the Rock Valley Children’s Choir’s spring 2012 semester.

The Rock Valley Children’s Choir, directed by Leah Baskin, provides a safe place for children to make music together and make new friends.

The program is composed of four choruses: Do Re Mi Singers (grades 1-3), Music Makers Chorus (grades 4-8), Crescendo Choir (grades 6-8), for which auditions are required; and Encore (grades 9-12).

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, 415 N. Church St., Rockford.

Visit, call (815) 964-9713 or view the RVC Spring 2012 Community and Continuing Professional Education schedule at

Registration dates and places are as follows:

Do Re Mi Singers (grades 1-3) — Mondays, Jan. 9 and 16, 4-5:30 p.m. at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford.

Music Makers Chorus (grades 4-8) — Tuesdays, Jan. 10 and 17, 4-6 p.m. at Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, 415 N. Church St.

Encore (grades 9-12) — Thursdays, Jan. 5 and 12, 5-7 p.m. at Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, 415 N. Church St.

From the Dec. 21-27, 2011, issue

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