THE PEARL THEATER ANNOUNCES CHILDREN’S CHOIR COLLABORATION

The Pearl Theater, Inc. is pleased to announce our new collaboration with the Bonners Ferry Community Children’s Choirs. Founded in 1997, the choir under the direction of Vicki Blake Thompson has served young singers between the ages of 8 and 18 in the Boundary County area for 15 years.

The goal of the choir is the pursuit of musical excellence, to build self-esteem, and to nurture the artistic and personal growth of our youth in a joyful and supportive way. Weekly rehearsals emphasize the development of musicianship, vocal techniques and performance skills. The Pearl is pleased to announce that opportunities will be expanded with three choirs for various ages and skill levels now being offered. Each choir will have the opportunity to perform at the end of the session. Victoria Blake Thompson will direct the choirs.

“Lightshine”, the entry level choir for boys and girls in grades 3-5, is offered from 4:30-5:30 pm on Thursdays at the Pearl Theater. No audition is required for this choir. Winter session runs Jan. 17th through Mar. 7th. Tuition is $40. Scholarships are available for those in need. Discounts are available for families with more than one student in the choirs. To register call the Children’s Choir director at 304-0866, or come to choir on Thurs. Jan. 17th at 4:30pm at the Pearl with a parent.

“No Limits” , the entry level show choir for young men and women grades 6-12, will meet at the Pearl from 5:45 -7:15 pm on Thurs. Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 21, 28 and on Fri. Feb. 8 and Friday Mar.1st from 9:30 am to noon. No audition is required for this choir which incorporates singing and choreography. Tuition is $40. Scholarships are available for those in need. Discounts are available to families with more than one student in the choirs. To register call the Children’s Choir director at 304-0866 or come to choir on Thurs. Jan. 17th at 5:45 pm at the Pearl with a parent.

“Swingin’ on a Star”, the select auditioned choir, is offered for more experienced singers ages 8-18 on Mondays from 4:30-6:15 pm at the Pearl Theater. Auditions for new members will be held on Tues. Jan. 15 at 5:30 pm at the Pearl Theater or by personal appointment. This choir performs more often than the others and requires a larger commitment from the singers and their families. Winter session runs Mon. Jan. 14 through Mon. Mar. 4 with an extra practice the week of Feb. 25 through Mar. 1. Five performances will be given in conjunction with an adult music/theater production the weekends of Mar. 1-3 and Mar. 8-10. Tuition is $40 per student. Ceitleen Elam will be assistant director of this “Swingin’ on a Star” choir.
Discounts are available for families with more than one participant or singers participating in two choirs. To schedule an audition for “Swingin’ on a Star” by appointment call the Children’s Choir director at 304-0866. Old “Swingin’ on a Star” members can register at the first rehearsal on Mon. Jan. 14 at 4:30 pm at the Pearl Theater.

The Pearl Theater is a non-profit organization whose mission is to “Foster the performing arts throughout Boundary County for the education, entertainment, and inspiration of the community”. For more Pearl Theater info please email us at info@thepearltheater.org, or call (208) 610- 2846.

You can download the application to sign up here: Choir Form