Chamber Choir is the most musically advanced ensemble of the Heartland Youth Choir. This choir focuses on music reading skills, exposure to diverse works, and SATB literature. Chamber Choir is committed to musical excellence related to rehearsal and performance.
The Chamber Choir tours both domestically and internationally.
Rehearsal time: Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cantemus Choir is the most advanced treble choir. In this level, singers work on four-part treble harmony and advanced music reading skills. Cantemus is called upon frequently to perform for fine arts events, conferences, and participates in festivals throughout the United States.
Rehearsal time: Mondays from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Chanté Choir is an intermediate-level choir that focuses on three-part treble singing. In this ensemble, particular emphasis is on music reading, vocal techniques and rhythm studies. This level tours domestically each spring.
Rehearsal time: Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cantilena Choir is for singers in third grade and above. In this level, children participate in basic note reading and begin work with two-part harmony. This level tours regionally for several days in the spring.
Rehearsal time: Thursdays from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Canto Choir is for kindergarten through second grade. In this level, children participate in basic vocal development activities, note reading, rhythmic movement activities and simple choral score study.
Rehearsal time: Thursdays from 5:45 p.m. to 6:40 p.m.
Guys Power Choir
Guys Power Choir is for guys in grades 5–12 with changed/unchanged voices who love to sing. Members of Heartland Youth Choir join with interested male singers from the community to form a short-term Guys Power Choir. HYC's Chamber Choir singers serve as the core of this group. Guys in Chanté and Cantemus choirs are strongly urged to participate. Non-members should be recommended by their choral director or music teacher, or can contact the office to register at 515-221-3922.