Important Alert!

2021-22 season announcement - hear Executive Director, Christopher Neely, share the news!

2021-22 season announcement - hear Executive Director, Christopher Neely, share the news!

2021-22 season announcement - hear Executive Director, Christopher Neely, share the news!

2021-22 season announcement - hear Executive Director, Christopher Neely, share the news!

2021-22 season announcement - hear Executive Director, Christopher Neely, share the news!

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Oberlin Choristers
39 S Main St, Ste 242
Oberlin, OH 44074

info@ochoristers.org
Phone: 440-774-4079

Bella Musica

Our staff and Board of Directors are working to ensure that Oberlin Choristers will be able to vibrantly and enthusiastically open for the 21-22 season. Please keep an eye on our website and social media for the most up to date information.

Bella Musica is composed of female singers in grades 7-9 who desire an advanced treble choral experience. This choir has a culture of passionate singing, hard work, artistic and engaging performances, and a supportive, fun environment to learn. Sight reading instruction is part of the weekly rehearsal. (This choir was formerly Canterra Musica.)

Bella Musica (beautiful music) is learning music from around the globe that helps teach varied vocal styles and sounds and opening the world through song.

Bella Musica typically participates in the following:

  • 3 Chorister concerts
  • Mulitple December community engagements - guest choir
  • Westshore Choral - guest choir
  • Summer tour (optional, additional fee & rehearsals)


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When & Where Tuition  
TBA
Sep 01, 2021 - Apr 30, 2022
$405 Register

conductor

Lisa Van Scyoc

Lisa Van Scyoc

Lisa Van Scyoc is a graduate of The Cleveland Institute of Music with a Master of Music in Vocal Performance. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Bowling Green State University. Lisa currently is a Student Teacher Supervisor on the Music Education faculty at Baldwin Wallace University. She recently was an Adjunct Faculty member of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and also served as Field Experience Coordinator. Lisa retired from teaching music in the Lakewood City Schools and was the Director of Music at Christ United Methodist Church in Cleveland for 24 years. Lisa was the Touring Choir accompanist from 2008-2010 and was the Cantate Musica Director from 2010 to 2017. This is her first season as the Canterra Musica Director. Lisa taught Music for Elementary Education Majors at Baldwin Wallace University from 1996-2002 and also enjoyed singing professionally with the Robert Page/Cleveland Singers from 1990-2003. Lisa is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, Ohio Music Educators Association, and the Cleveland Kodaly and Orff Chapters. She lives in Avon Lake where she teaches private voice lessons, accompanies for choral concerts, and is also the Vocal Music Director for the Avon Lake High School musicals.

financial aid

Oberlin Choristers is committed to providing our outstanding programming to all interested singers and work to eliminate financial barriers. Through generous donations from our individual, corporate, and foundation sponsors, we are able to provide financial aid when needed.

There are many unique situations and many ways we can help. Please contact our office to find out more about what kinds of assistance is available.

Our Financial Aid is available to any singer that applies. If your singer qualifies for free or reduced lunches at school, then they are a great candidate for our financial aid award!

Financial Aid is awarded by a confidential subcommittee of our Board of Directors. They review all applications and award the amount based on the need. Please note, the non-refundable deposit cannot be covered by Financial Aid.

Requirements to be considered:

  • Register your singer and pay the non-refundable deposit.
  • Submit our Financial Aid Request form.
  • Provide a copy of your most recent tax return, or other documentation, which proves your household’s income for the current calendar year (or previous tax year).

PRINT our Financial Aid form

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