Sorella

Sorella means “sister” in Italian, and is Pacific Boychoir's offering for kids that identify female, ages 6-16, now entering our second season.

Sorellina:  Beginning Singers ages 6-9 years, grades 1-3
Tuesdays 4:00-5:30pm
Tuition: $180/month

Sorellina choristers explore rhythm through patterns, movement, and singing games. With a focus on learning teamwork and the fundamentals of singing (good breathing, listening, and how to read music notes). Sorellina girls sing in unison, call and response, and rounds in a variety of styles and languages. They are immersed in the music theory and ear training, both in full rehearsals and in small-group work after rehearsals, to improve their musicianship and music literacy. They perform 2-4 times per year under the direction of Rita Lilly.

Sorella:  Intermediate Singers ages 8-13 years, grades 3-9
Tuesdays 4:15-6:15pm
Tuition: $180/month

Sorella an intermediate-level choir for girls ages 8-13 directed by Natascha Bach which rehearses Tuesdays, 4:15-6:15pm. Sorella girls learn about ease of healthy vocal production, breath, space, and beauty in tone. They sing in unison and up to three voice parts in a variety of styles. They are immersed in the music theory and ear training, both in full rehearsals and in small-group work before and after rehearsals, to improve their musicianship and score-reading skills. They develop self-discipline, poise, and teamwork through a traditional choral rehearsal experience leading to proper performance etiquette through performances during the season.  Our choristers have a lot of fun and achieve a high level of confidence, self-discipline and artistry.

Sorella, Level 2:  Experienced Singers, Girls ages 12-16 years, grades 7-10
Thursdays 4:15-6:15pm
Tuition: $180/month

Sorella an advenced-level ensemble for girls ages 12-16 directed by Natascha Bach which rehearses Thursdays, 4:15-6:15pm. Sorella girls learn about ease of healthy vocal production, breath, space, and beauty in tone. They sing in unison and up to three voice parts in a variety of styles. They are immersed in the music theory and ear training, both in full rehearsals and in small-group work before and after rehearsals, to improve their musicianship and score-reading skills. They develop self-discipline, poise, and teamwork through a traditional choral rehearsal experience leading to proper performance etiquette through performances during the season.  Our choristers have a lot of fun and achieve a high level of confidence, self-discipline and artistry.

Camps & Retreats

In addition to regular rehearsals, Sorella girls are invited to attend a highly anticipated, intensive overnight retreat in February, and a week-long summer day camp in late July/early August, both held at Pacific Boychoir Academy. These activities help them get to know each other better, and dive deeper into theory and other musical concepts. To learn more about camp, click here.

 

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