YPC Erie is comprised of four choirs including a young women's chorus, a young men's ensemble, an advanced treble choir and a training choir for children. Choristers learn music instruction, literacy and comprehension in the program. The Young People's Chorus of Erie is under the direction of artistic director, Dr. Gabrielle Dietrich.
Open rehearsals are Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel on the campus of Penn State Behrend for interested singers age 13 - 18. Open rehearsal for children age 7 - 12 will be held on Thursday, September 11 from 4:30 -6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant at 250 West Seventh Street. At the open rehearsals the children will participate in rehearsal and perform a short song for the artistic director. Preparation and previous singing experience is not necessary.
Reservations for the open rehearsals can be made by calling the YPC Erie office at (814) 898-6789.
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