Monday, August 21, 2017

Rehearsals - Saturdays, 8:30 am to 11:00 am

Director - Uncle Jeremy Wong

Cantilena "Sing Song" (Advanced Chorus)


Ages 11 - 13 / Grades 6 - 8

This ensemble is for students who are ready for more musical challenges. Members of this ensemble are chosen by the director from the Coro ensemble. When the music director feels they are ready for the advanced musical experience they are placed in this ensemble. There is no audition to this ensemble. However new enrollees will participate in a vocal assessment by the ensemble director for proper placement within the ensemble.  Members sing typically intermediate 3 part treble music in this ensemble. Students may be considered for the Kuhookahi "select" Ensemble after at least one season in the Cantilena ensemble. The music retreat is a 2 day & 1 night "day and overnight camp". This ensemble participates in the Na Leo Pili Mai Choral Festival each season . This ensemble is the second ensemble which becomes eligible to participate in a neighbor island tour every third season. This ensemble is also eligible to participate on the main opera stage for opera's with the Hawaii Opera Theater which require child singers.  This opportunity is by invitation.