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Your Child. One Weekend. Loving Sacred Music

The Mennonite Youth Choir Festival is taking registrations for the 23rd Annual Festival, to be held March 1 and 2, 2014, at the Goshen College Music Center. This festival invites singers from all faith communities in grades 3-9 to participate. Your registration may be completed on the website at Early registration is $30 if paid by November 15, 2013. After November 15, registration is $40. The final registration deadline is January 2, 2014.

Our guest director for the 2014 festival is Duane Beck. Duane is in his fifteenth year of teaching at his alma mater, Pettisville High School, where he directs the junior high and high school choirs. He also teaches elementary music and fifth grade gifted math at Pettisville. Duane is the artistic director of The Junior Choral Society, a forty-voice children’s chorus of singers in grades four through eight from various schools in Northwest Ohio. He has served in this capacity from 1991 to 1993 and 2004 to the present.

Festival day includes: Saturday March 1

  • Singing with young people from Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois
  • Instruction in choral technique
  • Pizza Lunch
  • Group activities

Concert Day: Sunday March 2

  • Arrive 1:00 for choir photo and warm ups
  • 2:00 Concert To Register