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Non-Auditioned Programs

Early Childhood Division

For ages 18 mos – Kindergarten

Early Childhood Program – Click here for Early Childhood webpage

The goal of the Early Childhood Program is to enable all participants to reach their full potential in singing, vocabulary, and movement skills, with an emphasis on developing sensitivity to the expressive qualities in music.


Preparatory Choir Division

For Grades 1 – 3

Preparatory Program – Click here for Preparatory Program webpage

In the ICC’s Preparatory Program, children are introduced to choral music in the rehearsal setting and take part in a choir where singing, learning, and fun take place.


Special Needs Division

For Grades 3 – 9

Jubilate – Click here for Jubilate webpage

The Jubilate choir is for singers with special needs in grades 3-9.

Auditioned Programs

Children’s Choir Division

For Grades 4 – 9

Beginning Level

Regional Choirs | Treble | Octavo
Click here for Regional Choir webpages listing
Click here for Treble webpage
Click here for Octavo webpage

These singers exhibit a strong desire to sing and have demonstrated an beginning level of proficiency in vocal technique and sight reading abilities. These beginning choirs rehearse once a week for an hour and fifteen minutes and perform around three times per semester.

Intermediate Level

Chamber | Lyric
Click here for Chamber webpage
Click here for Lyric webpage

These singers exhibit a strong desire to sing and have demonstrated an intermediate proficiency in vocal technique and sight reading abilities. These intermediate choirs rehearse once a week for an hour and fifteen minutes. Chamber and Lyric perform around once per month and tour yearly to the Coastal Song Festival.

Kantorei – Click here for Kantorei webpage

These singers have demonstrated an advanced degree of vocal and sight-singing ability. This is the first choir that rehearses twice weekly for a total of two and a half hours. Kantorei performs around once per month and tours nationally yearly.

Advanced Level

Bel Canto – Click here for Bel Canto webpage

These singers have demonstrated a high degree of vocal and sight-singing ability. This advanced choir rehearses twice weekly for a total of two hours and 45 minutes. Bel Canto performs several times per month and tours nationally and internationally yearly.

Cantantes Angeli – Click here for Cantantes Angeli webpage

These singers have demonstrated a high degree of vocal and sight-singing ability. This is the top treble-voiced choir in the Children’s Choir Division and rehearses twice weekly for a total of two hours and 45 minutes. Cantantes Angeli performs several times per month and tours nationally and internationally yearly.


High School Division

For Grades 10 – 12

Bella Voce – Click here for Bella Voce webpage

Members of Bella Voce are women in grades 10-12.

Indianapolis Youth Chorale – Click here for Indianapolis Youth Chorale webpage

Members of the Indianapolis Youth Chorale are men and women in grades 10-12. Younger male singers whose voices have changed and who have assessed may also be included in IYC.


Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir Division

CICC is a cooperative effort of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir and the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic (CIP).

For Grades 4 – 9

Descant – Click here for Descant webpage

Descant singers have demonstrated a readiness for developing sight-reading and harmonic skills.

Concert – Click here for Concert webpage

Concert choir singers have demonstrated an intermediate or advanced proficiency in vocal technique and sight-reading skills.

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