The Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras’ program inspires its members to achieve their highest potential while working together in an atmosphere of mutual respect, support, and teamwork.
The Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras (GNOYO) offers boys and girls, from ages 6-19, the opportunity to participate in the New Orleans Boys’ Choir (NOBC) and the New Orleans Girls’ Choir (NOGC). The NOBC & NOGC aim to enrich children’s lives through vocal training, a vital component in the development of well-rounded musicians. Many of the world’s great composers and musicians participated in children’s choirs. The NOBC & NOGC fill this vital role for the greater New Orleans community by combining vocal and instrumental education for its students.
NOBC & NOGC participants meet on Saturday afternoons from 5:45-6:30pm at St. Charles Ave. Baptist Church for weekly choir rehearsals to prepare for at least three concerts each season in partnership with the GNOYO instrumental ensembles. Those participants not already playing an instrument will be matched with an instrument and will take private lessons through the Endangered Instruments Program
Click here for the Endangered Instruments Program
All interested children are placed in the NOBC & NOGC by audition. If you are interested in auditioning, you can fill out an audition application by clicking the link below. Once your application form is submitted, you will receive your audition time via email.
Click here for New Orleans Boys’ Choir & New Orleans Girls’ Choir Audition Application
Click here to pay New Orleans Boys’ Choir & New Orleans Girls’ Choir Tuition and Fees
Click here to download the New Orleans Boys Choir & & New Orleans Girls’ Choir brochure