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Inspiring and engaging young performers through quality experiences that create community and nurture a love of the arts.
Prelude is ECC's group of 2nd-4th graders. Led by Music Director Lisa Cole, these students learn the foundations of choral singing, acting, public speaking, and the confidence to perform for an audience. In addition to their choir and musical theater productions, these students have a variety of other community performance opportunities, such as at our annual trip to the Life Care Center of Evergreen.
Prelude generally meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30-6pm and is $60 per month. Students can choose to participate in only one semester but especially for new performers the full year membership is recommended.
ECC's Company is comprised of students in 5th-8th grade who are ready to take their performing arts experience to a new level. Students from all backgrounds are encouraged to audition regardless of prior arts experience, but should be prepared to work hard toward a professional quality choir production. Under the Artistic direction of Lindy Casados and Stage Director Gail Montgomery, our members receive high-quality instruction, work as a team, build confidence, and improve their artistic abilities.
Company generally meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 from late August - early May. Membership dues are $70 per month and students can choose to participate in fall, spring, or for the full year program.
Pursue excellence in the performing arts
Provide a fun, joyful and professional atmosphere
Foster collaboration, teamwork and trust
Connect to the heart of our community
Cultivate empathy in a nurturing environment
Respect individuality, diversity and inclusion
Lead by example and with integrity
The Evergreen Children’s Chorale was formed in January, 1991, upon the successful completion of an SCFD (Scientific and Cultural Facilities District) grant written by Jenise Harper. Jenise and others from the community recognized a need in the mountain area for a high-quality music choir and performance ensemble specifically designed for children.
In June of 1991, ECC made their debut with a concert titled, Kids Take Center Stage. From that point on ECC has performed many other concerts and musical classics such as Annie, The Little Mermaid, Willy Wonka, Seussical , Beauty and the Beast, and The Music Man.
News and Updates
Congrats to Colby Lish - 2021 Alumni Scholarship Recipient
Colby joined Prelude in 3rd grade and promptly auditioned for the Evergreen Children’s Chorale the next year. Some of his most memorable roles include Jojo, from Seussical; Harold Hill, from The Music Man; and Dewey Finn, from School of Rock. He has continued to pursue musical theater and choir in high school through school and community organizations. He plans to attend Dartmouth in the fall to major in Physics with a minor in Music.