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Last year’s summer campers at the Wilmington Children’s Chorus

The Wilmington Children’s Chorus is offering a free Virtual Summer Camp from July 6-24 for youth who have finished grades 2-8. This camp is ideal for any interested child, from the beginner who is ready to learn, to the advanced singer looking for a new challenge. 

In addition to pre-recorded lessons and activities that can be accessed anytime, campers will join in live music-making through Zoom classes with expert music educators for one hour each day.

Youth will learn new music, build music reading skills, have fun with percussion, and more! All participants will have a chance to share their work in a final camp video showcasing their talents and camp projects. Participation is free and the program can be accessed from anywhere with a computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device.

 

“We are so excited to offer our popular summer day camp in this new virtual format,” said WCC Artistic Director Kimberly Doucette. “Even though we can’t see our campers face-to-face, this is a great way to make music, learn new skills, and interact with others who love to sing.”

The Wilmington Children’s Chorus is a multicultural children’s choir partially supported by the City of Wilmington, Michael S. Purzycki, Mayor, as a project of Cityfest, Inc. Any qualified child can participate for free, regardless of financial or social background.

 

The choir produces annual Candlelight Holiday Concerts and Spring Concerts and performs with the area’s top professional arts organizations, including The Delaware Symphony Orchestra and OperaDelaware. The choir holds auditions for new members, ages 8-18, in early September and January. For information about the Wilmington Children’s Chorus, please visit www.WilmingtonChildrensChorus.org.

This summer camp is free for all qualified participants, made possible through a generous grant from the Delaware Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund. Registration is available here

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