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Choristers is seeking new members! Please email Associate Director of Music Isaac Drewes ( to learn about this opportunity for your child to receive a free, high-caliber music education.

Central Lutheran Choristers, our children’s choir program, is built on the fundamental truth children are not only the future of the church; children are the church, here and now. We seek to live into this reality through three means:

  • Faith formation – Choristers learn about our Lutheran-Christian faith through music. They gain a deeper appreciation of how and why we worship the way we do.
  • Music education – Choristers learn the fundamentals of singing, music theory, and choir membership. They are challenged to learn new skills and expand upon what they know.
  • Church leadership – Choristers lead worship through their singing together. Participation in Choristers forms life-long, engaged leaders.

Our Chorister program is affiliated with the Royal School of Church Music in America (RSCM), whose graduated curriculum Voice for Life encourages singers to develop their musical skills through a series of milestones. Older participants may attend RSCM summer choir courses, where they join with Choristers from around the country in a weeklong, residential choir experience.

Normally, this sort of music education would have significant tuition. However, we are excited to offer this high-caliber music education free-of-charge, as a ministry of Central Lutheran to the wider community.

Who: Children 2nd-8th grade; young children should be able to read text at a basic level. Participation is open to all faith backgrounds, and church membership is not required.
When: Rehearsals are every Wednesday, 5:30-6:30pm; dinner is served afterward for families.
Performances are Sundays, 1-2 times per month at the 10:30 service.
Where: Central Lutheran Church
333 S. 12th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Contact: Isaac Drewes, Associate Director for Worship and Music

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