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Why join Cantus Youth Choirs?

Why join a community choir?

Belonging to a youth community choir can provide numerous benefits to young singers beyond the joy of making music together. Some potential benefits of participating in a youth choir include: Building musical skills: Joining a choir gives young singers an opportunity to develop their singing abilities and to learn how to read and interpret music.…

Why does Cantus also perform popular music?

Cantus Youth Choirs is the only choir in the Treasure Valley to offer popular music singing opportunities. Beyond the entertainment value of performing and experiencing pop music, there is also academic value. There is academic value in singing pop music for kids, as it can provide opportunities for children to develop a range of skills…

A weekly workout for your voice

At the beginning of each rehearsal, Cantus Youth Choirs, runs the singers through both familiar and new vocal warmups. A vocal warm-up is a set of exercises designed to prepare the voice for singing or speaking. The value of a vocal warm-up is significant, as it helps to prevent strain, injury, and fatigue of the…

Expand your vocal range with Cantus

By participating in Cantus Youth Choirs and actively working hard during warm ups, you can learn to sing in the higher range of your voice in a healthier and stronger way. Learning to sing high notes can be beneficial for several reasons: Expanded Vocal Range: Developing the ability to sing high notes increases your vocal…

Singing in a choir is good for your mental health

Singing in a choir has been shown to have several potential benefits for mental health. Here are some ways in which it could help: Reducing stress: Singing has been shown to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which can help reduce anxiety and promote relaxation. Boosting mood: Singing can increase the production of endorphins,…

Auditioning for solos is a great opportunity

An audition can be a valuable experience for singers, as it provides an opportunity to receive feedback on their singing abilities and gain exposure to the music industry. Here are some ways auditions can help you become a better singer: Self-evaluation: Preparing for an audition requires self-evaluation of your vocal abilities. This can help you…