Join Congressional Chorus, an 80-voice ensemble. Rehearsals are Monday evenings at the Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H Street, NE). To schedule an audition, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 399-7993, ext. 182.
Read more about joining Congressional Chorus here.
Are you a senior who loves to sing in a fun environment? If so, join the Northeast Senior Singers, a more informal group open to seniors across the metropolitan DC area. Led by Congressional Chorus Artistic Director David Simmons, the chorus rehearses every Wednesday from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at Delta Towers (1400 Florida Avenue, NE) near the Atlas and will perform at the Atlas.
No auditions are required. To join the Northeast Senior Singers, call (202) 399-7993, ext. 182 or e-mail email@example.com.
Children ages 8 to 14 from DC, Maryland, and Virginia are encouraged to audition for the chorus, which consists of about 100 students from across the Washington DC metro region. AYC has rolling auditions. No preparation or experience is necessary, a simple session with the Artistic Director will take about 15 minutes. Read more about joining American Youth Chorus here.
AYC at the Atlas:
Rehearsals take place at the Atlas Performing Arts Center located at 1333 H St. NE, Washington, DC.
The chorus is divided into two sections based on age:
- The Junior Division (ages 8 to 10) rehearses on Tuesdays from 4:30 - 6:00 pm
- The Senior Division (ages 11 to 14) rehearses on Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Auditions take place in the summer and January. AYC also has rolling auditions throughout the year. To schedule an audition or for more information, please e-mail AYC Manager Susan Kennedy at AYCmanager@congressionalchorus.org or call (202) 399-7993, ext. 182. Potential singers need not prepare a song in advance. The artistic director will run some scales and warm-ups with your child and have him or her sing something familiar such as Happy Birthday.
AYC at Sitar Arts Center:
In September 2012, AYC expanded to Sitar Arts Center (1700 Kalorama Rd, NW) in Adams Morgan.
The Junior Division (ages 8 to 11) rehearses on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
To register for AYC at Sitar, contact Sitar Arts Center at (202) 797-2145 or get registration information on their website.
Congressional Chorus dress rehearsal for "SINGING AMERICA'S SONGS: A Silver Anniversary Concert" at National City Christian Church: