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The Ann Arbor Youth Chorale’s mission is to transform young lives and enhance the cultural life of Southeast Michigan through music education, performance of quality choral music, and collaboration at the highest level of artistic expression– all in a safe, inclusive environment.

La Boheme

Congratulations to the members of Concert Choir who were featured performers, under Mrs. Kidd’s direction, in U of M’s recent production of Puccini’s gorgeous opera, La Boheme. You sounded and looked fantastic, with all that movement and activity on stage and, of course, wonderful singing. You seemed to be having the time of your life!

Here’s what an AAYC alum wrote on our Facebook page, “This makes me so happy! I was in La Bohème with AAYC in 2007 and remember the experience so well. It’s great to see that more AAYC kids are having wonderful experiences like this!” Clearly, this was an unforgettable experience for her, as I hope it will be for all of you. 

Here’s my favorite photo – curtain calls at the end of Act II. You’ll find more pics on AAYC’s Facebook page.

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AAYC’s Winter Concert December 8!

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AAYC Receives Grant From Kiwanis Club

We’re delighted to announce that the Ann Arbor Youth Chorale has received another generous grant from the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor Foundation. The grant supports our tuition and concert tour scholarship program for the 2019-20 season. Ours was chosen from among numerous applications – an honor for which we are extremely grateful. Thank you, Kiwanis Club!

Read about the grant program (we’re listed as A2 Youth Chorale) at https://a2kiwanisfoundation.org/groups-we-support/.

Please support Kiwanis’s efforts to help children in our community by donating to and shopping at their wonderful Thrift Sale, now at the new Kiwanis Center, 100 N. Staebler at Jackson, one mile west of Zeeb Road. Learn all about the store here: http://www.kiwanissale.com/index.htm. Their slogan is “Help Us Help Kids,” and when you shop there, you’re helping Kiwanis help AAYC!

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Auditions for 2019-20 season Saturday, June 8

The Ann Arbor Youth Chorale has another fun and exciting season planned for 2019-2020. If you know boys or girls who love to sing, THIS is the place to be! Auditions are Saturday, June 8 and we still have some appointment times available. Visit our Auditions page to learn more and sign up.

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Thanks to Drinkmate for their sponsorship

Many thanks to Drinkmate for sponsoring our program printing for the Spring Concert! We’re most grateful to Douglas Wang and his family for their generous support.

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Now you can enjoy carbonated drinks at home, any time, and at a discounted price. Drinkmate offers a special discount to online shoppers. When you visit  www.idrinkproducts.com, enter the code “drinkmate2019” and you’ll receive a $20 discount when you purchase their product!

If your company, firm or department would like to sponsor a concert or other event (Auction/Chorale Cabaret, Performance Tour, Movie Night, etc.), please inquire at aaycadmin@annarboryouthchorale.org.