Register for the 2019/2020 season

September 2019 – June 2020

 Crescent Youth Choir is White Rock & South Surrey’s top vocal ensemble for young men and women. We provide exceptional choral and vocal training while cultivating a community of dedicated, engaged, and empathetic young people.



6:45 - 9 pm

St. John’s Presbyterian Church

Crescent Youth Choir is for:

  • Mixed voices (women & men)

  • Ages 15 - 23 (Grades 9 or 10+) | Mature high school students and university-age students

  • Anyone who loves to sing and make music with others

  • Youth who are excited to learn a variety of styles of music for SATB voices!

  • Anyone who is looking for a place to feel welcome, connected, and to build friendships

singers can get excited about:

  • Weekly rehearsals with a wonderful group of other young singers

  • Building community and life-long friendships

  • Developing vocal technique, ear training, and music literacy skills

  • Performance and workshop opportunities

  • Singing exciting and interesting music across all genres, including brand new compositions and arrangements

  • Trips, choir camp, and tours

  • Collaboration with other ensembles across the Lower Mainland

  • Learning from a fantastic team of choral specialists

Even though I joined midway through the season, I felt welcomed into such a kind, loving environment. Singing with other people brings me so much joy and is such a great outlet. Choir is such an amazing place for everyone. It is welcoming, warm, and an amazing place to meet friends. Samara is amazing because she helps her students grow not only as singers but as people.
— Trey Foreman, Crescent Youth Choir
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While singing in choir has definitely improved my musicianship, it has also led to life-long friendships. To me, Crescent Youth Choir is a space that has contributed to my growth as a person; it is a space that has taught me the value of friendship, and it is a space where I always feel welcome.
— James Ho, Crescent Youth Choir

2019/2020 tuition fees:

  • Early Registration until July 15, 2019: $600

  • Regular Registration after July 15, 2019: $700

  • A $100 deposit (applied towards tuition fees) is due upon registration

additional notes:

  • There is a one-time uniform fee: $70 for girls; $15 for guys

  • Singers will receive a choir t-shirt and bag

  • Tuition fees can be paid annually, bi-annually, or in monthly instalments (with post-dated cheques submitted in September 2019)

  • Ask us about discounts for family members singing in our family of choirs!

  • All trips, tours, and retreats are optional and costs are covered by the singers (fundraising opportunities are available)

  • Our musical growth as an ensemble and standards of excellence can only be achieved with a full commitment from each singer. For this reason, all tuition fees are non-refundable after September 30, 2019

  • We believe that money should never get in the way of singing with others. We have limited bursaries available for singers requiring financial assistance. Please get in touch with us for an application.

MEet the director!

Interested in singing with us? We are welcoming new members for 2019/2020

Crescent Youth Choir auditions are an opportunity for Samara to get to know your voice in a one-on-one setting. They are also an opportunity for singers and their parents to meet the artistic director and ask any questions.

Singers will be asked to do a few vocal exercises, sing O Canada, as well as sing a short song of their own choice. Prospective singers are welcome to come check out a rehearsal at any time! 

Auditions are held in June and September. Please get in touch with us to schedule a time.