Come Join the American Youth Chorus:  For ages 8-14

NATURE SINGS: Featuring all five of our choral groups

Congressional Chorus sings the National Anthem at the Nationals game

IMAGINE: Another SOLD OUT cabaret show!

For over 25 years, the Congressional Chorus has been bringing American music for every age to the nation's capital.

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2014-15 Season Opening Concerts and Auditions

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7:30 pm
Church Of The Epiphany
1317 G St., NW | Washington, D.C. 20005

in collaboration with
Afromoda Dance Theater
Capitol Movement
Joy of Motion Dance Center
Split This Rock

Featuring the Washington D.C. premiere of Rollo Dilworth's 
"Freedom's Plow"

Enjoy an eclectic mix of your favorite American folksongs and spirituals in an
innovative and multi-sensory experience!

The eighty-voice Congressional Chorus opens its 28th season by joining forces with poets, visual artists, instrumentalists and three dance companies to present a unique, 21st century re-imagining of the music that is deeply woven into the fabric of our American heritage.  It is the music that has pulsed through the bodies and the spirits of generations of Americans.  Come experience the energy and power of that music in the stunning acoustics of the
historic Church of the Epiphany.

Share the excitment as we present new twists on familiar tunes!



for the 

2014-2015 Season

 Congressional Chorus and American Youth Chorus 
are a part of a family of six choruses that reflects the diversity of our city.
Committed to engaging our audiences through innovative programming,
we perform an eclectic variety of choral music. 

We strive to create music of the highest artistic quality in an environment that is
creative, supportive and fun!


Auditioning students
ages 8 to 14 for our
after-school music program at 
Atlas Performing Arts Center 

Auditioning all voice parts:
Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass 
AYC is made up of
75 singers, ages 8-14, 
divided into a junior and
senior division, 
now starting our 7th season
CC is a 88-voice
adult SATB chorus,
focusing on American music,
now beginning our 28th season
Tuition assistance program
enables EVERY AYC child to participate,
regardless of socio-economic
CC is an auditioned chorus
with members from 
diverse professions
all across the metro region

(You do NOT have to be a member of
a Congressional staff to sing.)
Venues have included:
The White House, Library of Congress, the Kennedy Center, and
the Atlas Performing Arts Center
Youth Rehearsals are held at
the Atlas Performing Arts Center
from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Ages 8-10 rehearse on Tuesdays
Ages 11-14 rehearse on Thursdays
Adult Rehearsals are held 
on Mondays at 7:00pm
at Calvary Baptist Church,
located one block from the
Gallery-Place Chinatown metro.
To schedule a Youth Audition,
contact Susan Kennedy
at 301-502-4952, or email
To schedule an Adult Audition,
contact David Simmons
at 202-399-7993 x182, or email