NEW North County Ensemble

Launching January 2020!

Children in grades 3 – 6 are invited to join the new North County Ensemble – 1NC – which will meet on Wednesdays from 4:40 PM – 6:10 PM, on the campus of the University of Missouri – St. Louis. No prior choir experience is necessary!

Just Announced: Auditions will be held on Saturday, January 4 from 9 AM – 3 PM in the Music Building on the UMSL campus – One University Blvd, St. Louis MO 63121. E-mail Maria to schedule a time.

Rehearsals will begin on January 8, 2020, and will continue until May 6, 2020.

This Ensemble offers an opportunity for children to grow while having a great time. Through our choral music curriculum, students will see growth in commitment, discipline, respect, and teamwork. The musical repertoire will include selections from a variety of cultures and languages.


  • Sunday, March 1st | 3:00 PM at the 560 Music Center in University City, MO
  • Saturday, May 9th | 2:00 PM at Missouri Baptist University in Creve Coeur, MO

Community Engagement Manager, Maria A. Ellis will be leading the North County Ensemble. Maria possesses over 20 years of experience in choral music and is well renowned for her expertise in the fields of vocal arts. Maria holds a B.M. in Music Education, with an emphasis on Voice (K-12 Certified), from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.

Scholarships are available. Contact our office for an application.

For more information, please fill out the form below, contact Maria A. Ellis at, or call our office at 314-993-9626.


North County Ensemble Form

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