Proclaim (Adults, ages 18-120)

  • Sings regularly in Sunday morning Divine Service, rotating between the 8:30 and 11:00 services.
  • Rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:00 (8:00-9:00 during Advent and Lent) in the music room
  • Open to all committed singers who desire to serve the Lord and his church with their voice

The Bethany Lutheran Schola Cantorum (Grades K-12)
The Schola Cantorum (Latin for "singing school") is an affiliate choir school program of the Royal School of Church Music in America (RSCMA). Offered to K-12 grade children and youth from Bethany and the broader Naperville community, the Schola Cantorum teaches music literacy, liturgical formation, and important life skills through a series of level based upon the RSCMA's Voice for Life curriculum.  It is divided into three choirs based on age and voice type:

  • Schola Cantorum Preparatory Choir (Grades K-2)
    • Rehearses on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:15 in the sanctuary
    • Sings about per quarter in Sunday morning Divine Service
    • Informal training that focuses on healthy singing and basic music literacy
       
  • Schola Cantorum Choristers (Grades 3-8)
    • Rehearses on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 in the music room
    • Sings an average of twice per month, rotating between the 8:30 and 11:00 services as well as occasional weeknight services throughout the year
    • A formal training scheme focusing on healthy choral singing, music literacy, and advanced repertoire
    • Opportunities for touring and recording
       
  • Schola Cantorum Choir of Young Men & Women (Grades 9-12, or by appointment)
    • Rehearses on Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30 in the music room
    • Sings an average of twice per month, rotating between the 8:30 and 11:00 services as well as occasional weeknight services throughout the year
    • A more formal training scheme focusing on singing skills, music literacy, and advanced repertoire
    • Opportunities for touring and recording

For more detailed information on the Bethany Lutheran Schola Cantorum, please visit www.thebachacademy.org/scholacantorum