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Organization Name
Albuquerque Boy Choir
Data provided by: Center for Nonprofit Excellence at United Way of Central New Mexico
Date last updated on SHARE: 12/04/2013

Mission Statement: The Albuquerque Boy Choir is a non-profit organization that gives boys a chance to grow through musical learning, self-discipline, performance demeanor and working together for the common joy of singing. The choir celebrates the brief but magical time of a boy's life when his voice is pure and clear

Website: http://abqboychoir.org
Organization Phone: 505-450-5021
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Program Description
New Mexico's premier Boy Choir features boys ages 6-18 from all across the Albuquerque metro area in four performing groups. The choirs have been heard in many prestigious venues in the greater Albuquerque area and have toured across America and as far away as Australia. The Albuquerque Boy Choir emphasizes the musical education of its members. The boys spend time at a retreat at Hummingbird Music Camp every year, study music theory and earn incentives for musical achievement. Singing with the choir gives young men a chance to develop good vocal technique as well as stage presence, polish, and responsibility.

The Cadet Choir is a training choir made up of boys who have auditioned for the group and who are generally 6 to 9 years old. The Choristers are a training choir, may take short tours in-state and to adjoining states, and consist of a maximum of 35 boys who have auditioned for the group and who are generally between the ages of 9 and 10 and have an unchanged voice. The Concert Choir is the flagship choir of the Albuquerque Boy Choir. It is an in-town and touring choir of no more than 40 boys, generally between the ages of 10 and 16, including some boys with changed voices. Cantamos provides a place for young men ages 15 - 21 years of age with changed voices. This choir is made up of auditioned members and is limited to less than 24 members.
Program Services (Specific):
Arts, Culture and Humanities
Education, Professional Training, and Community Classes
Music
Program location (1):
PO Box 14453, Albuquerque, 78190-4453
Main Phone Number: (505)450-5021
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