Our Choirs

Training Choir

The Training Choir is open to boys and girls in second through fifth grades who love to sing. In weekly rehearsals, singers learn fundamental music theory and vocal technique but most importantly they have fun!

Unlike the other choirs, the Training Choir is semester-based, with 12-week sessions in fall and spring. Each year, participating singers receive 60 hours of instruction and perform a minimum of four times.

Auditions are held by appointment May through August for the Fall Semester and December through January for the Spring Semester. There is no fee to audition. Full and partial scholarships are available based on financial need.

Questions? Call 353-1636, ext. 1 

Schedule an Audition

Choose from one of these weekly rehearsal locations for the Training Choir:

Mondays, 4:15-5:30PM

Saturdays, 11:45AM-1:00PM

“Music plays a major role in the full development of a child. Not only does it enrich lives, it also serves as a pathway for students to express themselves and explore new ways to communicate with others. For 20 years, kudos to the JCC for molding the lives of young artists, and I look forward to the next 20 years.”

Tim Cost, President, Jacksonville University

“It is gratifying the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus program covers so much of what is not available to children in the Duval Public Schools. The children who have an opportunity to participate in your Chorus are very fortunate to have this outstanding musical training available to them. The entire community benefits from your talent and that of the children.”

Dr. Frances B. Kinne, Chancellor Emeritus and Past President, Jacksonville University

“JCC truly embodies some of the best qualities of team sports: camaraderie, discipline, patience, persistence, and positive mentoring.”

Wali Gomes, JCC Parent

“I was in the Jacksonville Children's Chorus in 1999-2002. It helped me to build long lasting friendships and a greater love for music. To this day I still remember the fun times and great concerts we did in the JCC. I think this organization is great for children of all ages, it helps build confidence and friendships.”

Bethany, Former Member

“Through music and your leadership, these children learn to perform in different languages while experiencing the diversity of an array of world cultures. The understanding they gain will serve them well as they enter adulthood.”

R. Randall Onstead, former President/CEO of Winn-Dixie