Children’s and Youth Choirs

St. David’s has a strong tradition of choral excellence beginning with our youngest singers. We focus on the fundamentals of reading music and healthy vocal techniques. Choristers also get to experience the liturgy of the Episcopal Church and lead worship in a variety of services.

St. David’s Children’s Choirs 2022-2023

Weekly rehearsals begin Wednesday, Sept. 7, 6-7 p.m., Bethell Hall

Registration is open to all singers ages 5-18. Co-Directors Maureen Broy Papovich and Dana Lewis will use games to teach the children singing and musical skills (directed to singers at different age levels). Every child, regardless of musical ability, is invited to join the choir.

Each Wednesday, starting Sept. 7, choir families are invited to join us for dinner at the church (5:30-6:30 p.m. in Sumners Hall) and then practice together in Bethell Hall. The Children’s Choirs will sing during one Sunday church service a month and the choir will lead the Advent Lessons & Carols Service on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022.   

The choir takes a winter break and resumes weekly rehearsals and singing in a monthly church service in early January. The choirs will also perform a short musical in the spring which is a lot of extra fun and learning. There are additional musical rehearsals to prepare choreography, staging, and singing.

You can take a look at our Fall schedule by clicking here.  For additional information, please contact Maureen at

Cherubs

Children in kindergarten-2nd grade meet for fun and games, in preparation for singing with the Middler and Youth Choirs at various Sunday services.

Middlers

3rd-5th graders meet to learn songs for worship, beginning music literacy and solfege. Middlers sing for Sunday services in various combinations with Cherubs and Youth Choirs.

Joyful Noise

6th-12th grade singers in the Joyful Noise choir serve St. David’s in a variety of worship services, leading the congregation in hymns and service music, and singing their prepared anthems. Youth also have the opportunity to lead and mentor younger singers. In addition, they have the opportunity to sing with (and learn from) the adult choirs in more challenging choral works.