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Register with EYV

Please read the information below before registering. Thank you!

Sessions (NEW!)

New for 2020/21, We are dividing our season into sessions that mostly mirror the quarterly system the school divisions are using.

As each session progresses, we will reevaluate our delivery method (online, in-person, or a combination of both) given the most current health recommendations and government guidelines. Two weeks before each new session, we will update families on what method of delivery they can expect for the upcoming session.

What to Expect in online meets:

Online meets will include some of the following learning opportunities (and many more!):

Junior Choir

  • vocal warm ups

  • working on matching pitch

  • singing choral repertoire and folk music

  • developing music reading skills through the use of solfege

  • developing inner hearing

  • developing rhythm reading

  • echo singing musical phrases (call and response)

  • singing games and clapping games (modified for online purposes)

  • singing illustrated song books

  • music listening with movement

Children’s Choir

  • physical and vocal warm ups

  • singing choral repertoire and folk music

  • developing music reading skills through the use of solfege

  • developing inner hearing

  • developing rhythm reading

  • echo singing musical phrases (call and response)

  • vocal technique

  • singing games

  • listening activities

Youth/Chamber Choir

  • physical, breathing, and vocal warm ups

  • instruction, discussion, and guided practice on vocal production, - vocal technique, and general musicianship

  • singing choral repertoire and folk music

  • choral music “listening club” discussions

  • music literacy instruction, work, and games

  • score study and analysis

  • music history discussions

  • virtual workshops with other conductors

  • sessions with composers

  • virtual choir exchanges with two other Alberta choirs

  • creative collaboration

 

Admission

Admission into the EYV Choral program is based on a combination of musicianship, interest, enthusiasm, and commitment.

We are looking for children who are eager to sing and eager to learn.

The following are things we are looking for in prospective singers:

  • Co-operative and enthusiastic attitude


  • Clear, pleasant singing voice


  • Discriminating musical ear


  • Ability to follow instruction / suggestions / corrections


  • Listening skills, including melodic and rhythmic memory


  • Self-reliance

  • Social skills


We are always thrilled to welcome new singers and look forward to singing with you!

EYV Tuition for 2021-22 Season

Due to COVID-19, We will be dividing our 2020/21 season into sessions. As each session progresses, we will reevaluate our delivery method (online, in-person, or a combination of both) given the most current health recommendations and government guidelines. Two weeks before each new session, we will update families on what method of delivery they can expect for the upcoming session.

Prices will be determined by method of delivery.

$100

Junior Choir Sessions Cost

Fall Sessions

Winter Sessions

Spring Sessions

$100

Children's Choir Sessions Cost

Fall Sessions

Winter Sessions

Spring Sessions

$130 Online or $150 In-Person

Youth/Chamber Choir Tuition

Fall Sessions

Winter Sessions

Spring Sessions

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Need Financial Assistance?

EYV offers a bursary program each year for families struggling to pay tuition.