September 2019

WHAT IS IT?

Cathedral Children’s Chorus (C3) at HVM is a contingent of the music program at Holy Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles and is open to all singers from ages 5-17. The mission of the ensemble is to provide an immersive opportunity for children of all ages to not only develop their choral and musical talent, but also to experience the profound and timeless beauty of Russian liturgical music. 

DO MY KIDS HAVE TO KNOW RUSSIAN TO PARTICIPATE?

No! The repertoire will be in both English and Church Slavonic, but English transliterations will be provided for all Slavonic music. Also, both teachers, English-speaking and Russian-speaking, will be present at all rehearsals, services and performances. Rehearsals will be conducted primarily in English.

WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT?

Rehearsals will be held every Saturday afternoon from 3:00-4:00 immediately following Saturday School. (On weeks with no Saturday School, choir rehearsal will be not be held.)

For children to sing during church services, they should arrive prior to the start of the service and join the group at the front of the church to prepare to sing.it is necessary to come to the singing 15 minutes before the service.

Starting in November, children will sing during the Divine Liturgy at the Church two Sundays a month. To participate in the service, regular attendance is necessary, as well as to participate in concerts, children should regularly sing at the service. Children will receive the rules of attendance at the first lesson, as well as the rules of attendance will be sent to parents by e-mail.

C3 will genreally sing during Divine Liturgy at the cathedral two Sundays per month. To sing at services, children are encouraged to attend rehearsals regularly, and to sing in concerts, children are likewise encourage to sing at services regularly. 

SO HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Registration information can be submitted at any time via email to Zoe Turton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and hard copies of registration forms can be submitted to Zoe in person or by dropping off at the church office.  Registration is ongoing, so children can join at any time!

SCHEDULE
Saturdays from 3:00-4:00PM 
Sundays 10:00AM-12:30PM

Please check the parish leaflet for up-to-date C3 schedule information

September 2017

Cathedral Children’s Choir

We are glad to inform you that this year we started Cathedral Children’s Choir at Holy Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Cathedral which is open to all singers from 5-17. 
The repertoire will be in both English and Church Slavonic, but English transliterations will be provided for all Slavonic music.
Rehearsals will be held every Saturday afternoon from 3:15-4:30pm immediately following Saturday School.

Registration information can be submitted at any time via email to Zoe Turton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and hard copies of registration forms can be submitted to Zoe Turton or Ganna Semenova on Saturdays.

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