The Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir is a cooperative effort between the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and the Indianapolis Children’s Choir.
Ruth Dwyer, CICC Director
Melissa Garcia, CICC Director, Descant Choir
Nicholas Kohne, CICC Director, Columbus/Franklin Preparatory Choirs
Mark Landis, CICC Director, Franklin Concert Choir
Jill Friedersdorf CICC Early Childhood Music Teacher
The CICC now also includes the Franklin Children’s Choir, a program for kids in and around Franklin, Indiana.
See all the CICC’s programs below:
Choir (Grades 4-8)
The Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir (CICC) is an auditioned group of 160 children from grades 4 through 8 in Bartholomew County and surrounding counties.
The program has two choirs, the Concert Choir for more advanced singers and the Descant Choir for beginning members. Each choir rehearses once a week and performs locally three or four times each semester. Advanced singers are offered tour opportunities – past tours have included: Carnegie Hall (New York City), Washington DC, Western National Parks Tour, Ireland, Canada, and central Europe.
Scheduling your audition is as easy as completing the form here and hitting the submit button or call 317-940-9640. Someone from our office will be in contact with open times available for an audition.
To set up an audition for the Franklin Children’s Choir, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 317-696-1827. The Franklin Children’s Choir meets on Thursdays at 6pm at Franklin Community Middle School.
Preparatory Program (Grades 1-3)
Early Childhood Program (Ages 2-5)
TODDLERS ages 2-3
Required – Parent (Caregiver) and Child Music Class with the Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir (CICC)
PRE-SCHOOL ages 4-5