Photo by Terry Johnson Photography
Sean Ivory, Director Cal and Pat Verduin Chair
The Grand Rapids Symphony Youth Choruses became an affiliate of the Grand Rapids Symphony in May of 2008. Three choirs form a graded choral program that exists to maintain a tradition of choral excellence for young people in West Michigan. Youth Chorus members receive extensive training as well as opportunities to join the Grand Rapids Symphony in performances of major works from the choral and symphonic traditions. Two training choirs, the Prelude Chorus and Junior Youth Chorus, are directed by Jackie Sonderfan Schoon. The senior ensemble, directed by Sean Ivory, aspires to professional musical standards and is known simply as the Youth Chorus.
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