The Senior Chorus is an auditioned choir consisting of singers aged 12 to 22 from Winnipeg and the surrounding area.
Led by husband & wife team Garth and Lisa Rempel, the senior chorus strives to provide a unique opportunity for young singers to experience eclectic music through a combination of choral excellence, culture and movement.
Founded in 1989, the choir ran successfully until 2005 when the founding directors retired. In fall of 2011, Lisa, a graduating member of the original choir, and her husband Garth stepped up to take over the directorship and bring the Winnipeg Youth Chorus back into action.
Singers for this choir are selected through an audition process. For more information about auditions, click here.
When: Wednesday Nights from 6:45pm – 8:45pm
Where: Miles Macdonell Collegiate – 757 Roch Street
- Black Polo Shirt (provided as part of the uniform)
- Black Pants (not provided)
- Black closed toe, flat shoes (not provided)
- Black socks (not provided)
Tuition for the 2016/2017 season for WYC Senior Chorus is $650.00
Tuition is payable in a lump sum or multiple payments throughout the year.
Tuition includes all applicable expenses for a chorister throughout the year. This includes costs related to accompanists, music directors, uniforms, weekend retreats, insurance, rehearsal space, music and music supplies, equipment and engineering costs and administrative expenses.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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How old do I need to be to sing in the WYC Senior Chorus?
You need to be between the ages of 12 and 22 (must be in grade 7 during the applicable school year to be eligible)
When is Camp for WYC Members?
Camps are held in November and April. Attendance at camp is mandatory. Each camp makes up approximately the equivalent of 5 regular rehearsals
Are there additional rehearsals for the WYC?
Four additional Saturday rehearsals are scheduled throughout the years and scheduled close to concert dates to be used as dress rehearsals. These dates are provided before the start of the year in order to help you plan ahead to ensure attendance.
Are there additional performances for the WYC?
The choir does get hired to perform at events throughout the year. Information will be sent to parents as early as possible to allow for planning. These performances could occur any day / evening of the week.