Q&A

If you have any additional questions not covered below, please contact us.

Open House

What is the Open House?

An hour open house includes general choir information, and an overview and demonstration of the audition process, also a great chance of a choir visit. Attending with your child is highly recommended.

Do I need to signup for the open house ahead of time?

No, just come.

When is the open house?

What are the differences between "Crystal Choir" and "Crystal School"?

Click here to see our chart describing the differences between Crystal Choir and Crystal School.

Audition

What’s Level I? What’s Level II and up?

Level I is for 1st grade to 3rd grade as of September 2017 Levels II and up are 2nd grade and up as of September 2017.

How often is the open house/audition offered?

Once a year

When is the audition?

Click here to see the audition schedules.

When will I know the audition schedule?

You will receive an email of the audition schedule in one week when the application and fee are received.

For Level I, how long will the audition take?

For Level I, It will take 45 minutes to complete the process, which includes check-in and audition a sing along circle time.

For Level II and up, what’s the audition process?

For Level II and up, it will take 60 minutes to complete the process, which includes check-in and audition.

What does my child need to do to prepare for the audition?

Click here to see the sign up criteria.

Where can I obtain the music to prepare?

You may obtain the music by requesting it through our Contact form. You can request it now or when you attend the open house.

When will my child get the new member enrollment notice?

You will receive an email notification within one week after the audition.

Audition Process

How do I register for the Year-Round Choral Program audition?

You may register through the Crystal Choir Application and make an online payment or mail it to us at PO Box 66, Cupertino, CA. 95015. The fee is non-refundable. $20 for Level I and $40 for Level II and up.

How do I register for the Crystal School?

You may register using our Crystal School Application and mail in the application fee or pay online with a credit card. The fee is non-refundable. $20 registration for the Crystal School plus tuition.

What is the mailing address for sending the application and fee?

Please send to: Crystal Children’s Choir, Attn: Admissions, P.O. Box 66, Cupertino CA 95015 and make the check payable to Crystal Choir.

Programs

What kind of music programs does the Crystal Choir offer?

Crystal offers 2 different programs:

  • Year-Round Choral Program
    Children who are in 1st grade and up are welcome to join the choir through an audition. They will be placed to an appropriate level based on the age, musical skills and vocal development. Choral Program
  • Crystal School
    (50-minute/lesson) We welcome children from age 3 to teen. Crystal School provides early childhood music development, voice training and other musicianship enrichment.

What is the weekly rehearsal schedule for Year-Round Choral Program?

Weekly rehearsal between 1.5 to 2 hours, it varies to different choral level. Click here to see the rehearsal schedule.

When will the Choir rehearsal be started after the auditions?

The auditions will be held in April and May; the first choir rehearsal will be on 2nd week of September.

When are the sessions for Crystal School?

Fall (Sep-Nov), Winter (Jan-Mar) and Spring (Mar-May) sessions.

What’s the tuition of Year-round Choral Program? And the Crystal School?

Level I – IV: $850 from September 2017 to June 2018
Level V – VIII: $1,100 from September 2017 to June 2018
Crystal School: $200/session

Will the Crystal School have an Annual Performance like Year-Round Choral Program?

After each session, the class will have a class sharing with parents.
Rehearsal Schedules

What are the rehearsal schedules for the different locations?