Music programs have been shown to positively affect children’s emotional well-being and academic success – yet in many communities, they remain a luxury. In Frederick County (where only half of the public middle schools teach choral music) Frederick Children’s Chorus is dedicated to helping children experience the joy and benefits of choral singing. Each year, over 100 students ages 8-18 engage in four levels of participation: first learning the fundamentals of choral music and musical notation in two Training Choruses, then delving into the finer points of music theory and vocal performance in Concert Chorus and Chamber Singers. In Little Music Makers, an additional 50 children (ages 3-8) develop foundational skills through singing songs, playing instruments, and participating in creative movement. Tuition is affordable, with scholarships available for families in need – thanks to supporters like you.

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