The “Music from the Core” Choir is an auditioned ensemble for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students; however all 4th and 5th graders are automatically accepted in. A limited amount of 3rd graders are also accepted who show high performance ability and excellent character qualities. The students commit to two 45 minute rehearsals per week. During rehearsal, members work on various types of vocal music while focusing on proper vocal technique including: good posture, breathing, articulation, and expression.
The Chimes Choir at Traut is a pre-auditioned performance group comprised of 4th and 5th grade students. The ensemble can accept up to 22 students. Members commit to two 45 minute rehearsals per week. Rehearsals focus on musicianship, reading music designed for bells and chimes, and the unique techniques needed to perform on this instrument.