Why does my child need to audition?
The director uses the audition process to assess the child’s
basic music knowledge and aptitude. This process is for placement
Who will be teaching my child?
Our directors are accomplished master teachers with extensive
choral conducting experience. Your child will be learning from
teachers with both professional performing and academic
Why do I have to pay for my child to sing in a
The SCC is non-profit corporation. Tuition only covers 51% of the
funds needed to provide quality musical education and performance
opportunities for your singer. The remainder of our expenses is
raised through donations, corporate sponsorships, and concert
Are there special clothes that my child needs for
Each choir has a performance outfit that is purchased by the
singer. At the beginning of each year there is a wardrobe
exchange for singers to purchase gently used clothing.
What is the time commitment?
The biggest commitment for all levels is to be at each and every
rehearsal. Level I (Music Makers), Level II & III (Allegro &
Brio) rehearses one day a week & IV
(Crescendo) rehearses twice a week. Level V (high school)
rehearses once a week.
The busy time of the year is just before concerts. Extra
rehearsals are called as well as the time for the concert. Level
IV is often asked to perform for community events private
parties, or may be asked to perform with the Sacramento Opera or
the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra. Sometimes based on
the event Level III may perform at community events.
Are parents required to volunteer?
Parents are required to volunteer ten (10) hours for the
performing year. There are many ways someone can complete their
Where are rehearsals held?
The SCC rents space for rehearsals at the Mosaic Law located 2300
Sierra Blvd. Alternative site: Northminster Presbyterian
Church 3235 Pope Ave. Sacramento, CA 95821
Are carpools available?
The SCC does not set up carpools, but we do make rosters
available the first week of rehearsals so that you can arrange
for your own carpools.
We understand your concerns about privacy on the Internet and
take them very seriously. All online transactions, including
donations, are strictly permission-based: The Donor/Volunteer
controls the use of his name, personal information, and donation
or other transaction.