All rehearsals take place at

Wyatt Park Christian Church,

27th & Mitchell, Ave.

St. Joseph, MO


Lyric Singers- Grades 6-12

Karen Heyde-Lipanovich,

Rehearsals- Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00 P.M.


Bel Canto- Grades 2-6

Monica King, Director

  Rehearsals-Tuesdays, 5:30-6:45 P.M.  



LYRIC SINGERS- Grades 6-12​

Our advanced choir provides challenging choral literature and inspiring performance experiences for exceptional singers. Singers at this level have experience in choral singing, are able to sing independently in two or more parts, and can sing half steps with accuracy. Part-singing is further developed in this choir as is sight-reading. Lyric Singers is an advanced performance choir, giving several public performances each semester.

BEL CANTO- Grades 2-6

Our intermediate choir teaches part-singing skills and provides formal performance experiences. Singers in this choir have demonstrated the ability to match pitch. While singing in this choir, they focus on improvement of unison singing skills,

and will begin to sing in two or more parts. Note-reading,

score-reading, vocal technique, stage presence, and solfege begin at this level.

This choir performs an end of the semester concert and throughout the

semester as requested.

Statement of Purpose

*To foster and promote  choral singing which provides artistic

and cultural experiences for young singers.

*To promote the finest in choral music literature which is age and ability

appropriate for singers aged ten through eighteen.

*To foster and encourage rehearsal procedures conducive to attaining the highest possible level of musicianship and artistic performance.

*To provide opportunities for singers to represent the community in outside venues encouraging optimal performance and growth.

*To provide opportunities for singers to understand what quality music sounds like,

what it takes to achieve this level of quality, and how satisfying this can be.

St. Joseph Youth Chorale