The Kettering Children’s Choir ChoralFest2018! was held at the Wright State University’s Creative Arts Center on May 5, 2018. Singers from the Columbus International Choir, the Athens Children’s Choir and the Lancaster Lyric Youth Chorale joined the KCC Chorale singers for a day of music and fellowship.
The ChoralFest2018! featured Daniel LeJeune, the Middle School choral director at the Blake School in Hopkins, MN. His choirs have performed several state, regional and national professional music conferences and has directed numerous festival and honors choirs.
Introducing Timothy Cooper - KCC's Composer in Residence
West Virginia native Timothy P. Cooper is a composer of choral and instrumental music. His works have received honors and performances from numerous organizations, including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, the College Music Society, and numerous university and community groups. He received a bachelor’s degree in composition from West Virginia University and a master’s in composition from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where he also received a graduate certificate in music theory pedagogy. Tim is currently working toward a D.M.A. in composition at The Hartt School, University of Hartford, for which his dissertation will be an extended setting of the Missa Pro Pace, or “Mass for Peace.” Tim works in the music publishing department of The Lorenz Corporation in Dayton, and lives nearby in Springboro with his wife Pam and daughter Larkin. He is a member of ASCAP and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
KCC SPRING CONCERT 2018
Second Annual KCC SUMMER SING
The Kettering Children’s Choir announces its 2nd annual summer children’s choir festival!
Who are we?
The Kettering Children’s Choir is a choral organization whose mission is to educate the talented young singers of the Miami Valley and build an appreciation for musical excellence.
Our vision is to be known throughout Ohio as a premier vocal ensemble and choral school, with structured musical training, high quality standards of artistic performance and music appreciation. Participation of a diverse population of talented school age singers is sought from throughout the Miami Valley region, offering opportunities for:
- Growth in vocal technique
- Experience and performance in ensemble choral singing at the highest artistic level
- Exposure to multi-culture repertoire as well as established literature
- Regional and international travel related to performance
- The creation of a “singing heart” in each child