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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can join TCC?

TCC is open to all 1-12 graders.  You do not have to reside in Trenton.

 

How do I register?

All participants must register.  Online registration for the 2021-2022 Season is open. 

 

What is the time commitment?

Joining TCC requires a commitment from the chorister to be a regular attendee at rehearsals and performances, to be on time, to be respectful, and to sing! Rehearsals are 2 afternoons per week this year, plus occasional evening or weekend performances.

 

Can my child attend part-time?
Please send us an email if you are interested in having your child attend part-time. We will try to accomodate so that anyone can join!
 

When and where are rehearsals?

Our first rehearsal for the 2021-2022 season is 9/21/21.  We will meet in person at West Trenton Presbyterian Church. Choir will rehearse on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, and Learning Academy will meet on Wednesday afternoons. 

 

What will my child be doing at rehearsals?

We divide choristers into four different age based co-ed choirs. Your child will receive professional instruction with their choir from our seasoned choir directors and accompanists at each rehearsal. They will learn vocal fundamentals and various genres of music (classical, gospel, world music, etc.) while making friends and being a part of the creative process. 

 

Is transportation provided?

Yes, we provide transportation from school to our location.

 

What day does the Learning Academy meet?

Wednesdays

 

When and where are performances?

Performances vary each year.  All choristers will participate in major performances 2-3 times per year. All performances are listed on our fall semester calendar. Our program manager communicates regularly with all families about upcoming performances.

 

How much is tuition?

Tuition is offered on a sliding scale and ranges from $97 - $385 for the program year. Payment plans and financial assistance are available, and no child is denied access to the program due to low family resources. Please contact us - we would love to help you!​

Is there an early bird discount?

Yes! If you register before July 15, 2021, we will waive the registration fee! For students 4th grade and up, we will be providing a week long summer camp, free of charge. 

Will you be holding a summer camp?

Yes! Our in-person summer camp will consist of a mini-choral intensive as well as academic enrichment and outdoor activities. The dates of the camp are August 16th-20th, 2021. 

 

What precautions are you taking against COVID-19?

All of our staff will be vaccinated by the dates of our summer camp. We will be strictly following all current CDC guidelines.

Can we visit a rehearsal before joining?

Yes!  Contact us to arrange a visit. 

Does TCC offer scholarships?

TCC is proud to offer both music enrichment and college scholarships. Please view eligibility and application information here

What are the general policies for TCC choristers?

Please view our policy and general permissions information here. 

Updated June 2021