2012 Children's Choir Festival

Come and Celebrate All You Children A New Day!

2012 Children's Choir Festival | Saturday, April 21, Georgetown, KY 

 

For the children of today, your children, and for these children who will be the church of tomorrow, and for the future of civilization, discover and use to the utmost the great potential of the children's choir.
 - Ruth Jacobs, 1959, Choristers Guild Founder

These words still ring true today!  Join the celebration for this inaugural event as we bring together children from our KBF churches for a Spring Children's Choir.  The music-filled morning will conclude with singing in the final worship service of the 2012 Spring Gathering on the campus of Georgetown College.

8:30 am - Registration Open
9:00 am - Rehearsal Begins in Georgetown College Chapel
11:30 am - KBF Spring Gathering Worship Service

Rehearsals and the worship service where the children's choir will sing will be held in the John L. Hill Chapel of Georgetown College
(400 E. College Street, Georgetown, KY 40324) 

Download registration form now

 

FAQ

Who can participate? Children who are currently in the 2nd-5th grade.

Where and when will this choral experience take place?  Saturday, April 21.  We will be part of the KBF Spring Gathering on the campus of Georgetown College.  Our morning rehearsal and participation in the worship service will all take place in the chapel on campus.  

Will the children perform?  Yes!  We will sing in the 11:30 worship service that concludes the Spring Gathering.

What's the cost for the day?  There is no cost to participate in the choral experience!  Each child will be provided a snack before the 11:30 worship and a t-shirt to wear in worship and remember the day.  

What's the schedule for the day?  Our rehearsal begins promptly at 9:00am.  All children need to be signed in and receive their packet of information and t-shirt before 9:00.

How can we secure a place in this new choir festival?  Please complete the registration so we can make preparations that will ensure a successful choral and worship experience for every child.

Is there a deadline for registration?  Yes, we need to know the number of children, their ages/grades, and t-shirt sizes for those who will participate from your church by Friday, March 16.

How can I prepare my singers for the morning? Please encourage children who enjoy singing.  We have two hours to learn 2-3 children's anthems that may be new to everyone and sing them in the concluding worship service.  Our rehearsal will be fast paced and fun with a brief break for a snack before we sing.  Parents and chaperones are strongly encouraged to stay for our rehearsal in case any child may need attention or direction.

What do the children need wear?  We ask all children participating in our 2012 Children's Choir Festival to wear nice jeans, dark pants, skirt, or skort and comfortable shoes.  We will change into our t-shirts before we sing in worship.

How do I register?  You may download and mail a registration form by clicking here.

Need more information? Contact Festival Choir Director Kathy Collier, Highland Baptist Church