Black History, Music and Poetry at Choir School of Delaware Event

February 6, 2024

The Choir School of Delaware’s concert season continues with its annual Black History Month show later this month.

Read the full article here.

Valentine’s Day Celebrations, Super Bowl Watch Parties, Winter Jawn and Lunar New Year in this Week’s ‘Things To Do’

February 8, 2024

Feb. 8 – 11: Galentine’s and Valentine’s Day events, “Ghetto Gods of Divineland” in N.J., and Wilmington’s Children’s Chorus in Del. are among the weekend’s highlights.

Read the full article here.

DETV: Good Morning Wilmington

December 4, 2023

Malcolm Richardson, Brittney Stanton, & The Choir School of Delaware.

DETV: Good Morning Wilmington

October 18, 2023

Malcolm Richardson, Director of Educational and Artistic Programs, was a guest on DETV’s Good Morning Wilmington on 10/18 at 10am. Tune in to hear him discuss the Choir School’s impact in the community and the upcoming Cabaret!

A Reimagined Family: The Choir School of Delaware’s The Addams Family

July 27, 2023

A creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky family is coming to Wilmington’s Baby Grand Opera House this week.

Full article on The Review’s website

Arts Playlist: The Choir School of Delaware and Promoting Inclusion in the Performing Arts

June 16, 2023

The Choir School of Delaware is more than just a school for choristers – it’s a comprehensive after-school program primarily serving Wilmington area at-risk youth under the age of 18.

Listen to the full interview here

Two Delaware Arts Organizations Receive Grant from the National Endowment of the Arts

January 17, 2023

The National Endowment for the Arts announces $34 million in grants to support the arts. The Choir School of Delaware and State Education Agency Directors of Education to receive federal funding for arts projects.

Full article on the Delaware government website

Sounds of the Season: Festive Family Fun at Choir School Holiday

November 28, 2022

The Choir School of Delaware proudly announces Sounds of the Season, its annual holiday concert. Welcome to the holidays with favorite choral classics from several faiths and traditions. A light reception will follow. Kids’ tickets are free – festive fun for the whole family!

Full article on the WITN 22 website

Choir School Named Semi-Finalist for The Lewis Prize for Music

November 17, 2022

The Lewis Prize for Music 2023 Awardees are influencing youth-serving systems by empowering young people with the resources and tools to thrive. 10 Creative Youth Development (CYD) organizations across the country have been selected for awards ranging from $50,000 to $500,000. 13 Semifinalists are receiving grants of $15,000 in recognition of their impact.

Full article on The Lewis Prize website

Delaware Arts Organizations Bring Economic & Social Change

October 14, 2022

Arts and culture organizations contribute to social change and economic growth while establishing Delaware as a must-visit arts destination.

Full article on the Delaware Today website

Boyer PhD Student and Presser Award Recipient Releases Album Honoring Black Choral Music

October 12, 2022

Choir School singers featured on new album honoring Black choral music.

Full article on the Temple University website

Choir School Gala on 6ABC Action News

October 5, 2022

Rehearsals held for the gala fundraiser. For the Choir School of Delaware segment, fast forward to twenty-three minutes and fifty seconds.

Watch the video on 6ABC’s website (23:50)

The Choir School of Delaware now enrolling students in its after-school program

August 30, 2022

All students are welcome and no prior music experience is required. The after-school program runs Monday through Thursday and follows the Brandywine School District calendar.

Read the article on the Daily Times website

Choir School of Delaware and The Grand Opera House host musical theater summer camp

July 11, 2022

The Choir School of Delaware is hosting a month-long musical theatre summer camp in collaboration with The Grand Opera House to put on a performance of Once On This Island on July 29!

Read the article on the Delaware Public Media website

Choir School of Delaware partners with the Children’s Chorus of Washington for ‘Stand Up: Harriet Tubman Tour’

June 15, 2022

The Choir School of Delaware is teaming up with the Children’s chorus of Washington to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s birth by going on the Stand Up: Harriet Tubman Tour with stops in Washington DC, Wilmington and Philadelphia.

Read the article on the Delaware Public Media website

Governor Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Announce Compassionate Champion Awardees

May 31, 2022

Arreon Harley-Emerson received the award in the Community Organizations category as an individual in a non-profit organization that has taken steps toward providing services in a manner consistent with trauma-informed care.

Read the article on the website

Conference hailing Black musicians, composers taking place in Wilmington

April 27, 2022

The Choir School of Delaware’s “Bent, but not Broken” conference is the first conference ever designed to shine a light on the contributions and accomplishments of Black musicians and composers.

Read the article on the Town Square Delaware website

Delaware choir school to perform concert at St. Peter’s Feb. 20

February 16, 2022

The Choir School of Delaware will appear in concert at 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 20, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Lewes. Doors open for seating at 3:30 p.m.

Read the article on the Cape Gazette website

Reach for the Stars Summer Camp

May 6, 2021

A new collaboration combines academics and music to provide students with unforgettable summer experience.

Read the article on the WITN22 website

Winterthur and Choir School of Delaware launch 2020-2021 partnership

November 23, 2020

The Choir School will serve as Artists-in-Residence for a series of concerts at the historic du Pont estate, beginning December 2020

Read the article on the Hoy en Delaware website

Mayor Purzycki, Cultural Affairs Director Betz Share Details of the Choir School of Delaware’s “Stand Up” Virtual Choir Camp

August 4, 2020

Collaboration with The Bel Canto Youth Chorus of The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, Pa., will present one-week choral intensive featuring music from the film “Harriet”

Read the article on the City of Wilmington website

Choir School of Delaware is much more than a music school

December 14, 2019

On a busy stretch of North Market Street in Wilmington lies a musical and community oasis. What happens before and after the music makes The Choir School an extra-special place.

Watch the video on the WDEL website

An interview with Arreon Harley

February 11, 2018

Arreon Harley appears on the Delaware State of the Arts Podcast to talk about the Choir School’s history, new location in Wilmington, current activities and the upcoming Witness concert.

Listen to the podcast on the Delaware Division of the Arts website

More than just music, Choir School of Delaware hits all the right notes

December 15, 2017

WHYY’s First talks to Choir School staff, volunteers and students about the joy of being part of the Choir School family, and the upcoming Messiah concert.

Read the article on the WHYY website

Peace Week Delaware Revs Up Saturday

September 15, 2017

The second annual Peace Week Delaware takes off today with a march and a concert and will include 60 events designed to offer an alternative to morale-shredding disasters, crime and political fighting.

Read the article on the Delaware Online website

After-School Meals at the Cathedral Choir School

March 15, 2017

The Food Bank of Delaware plays an active role in the program by sponsoring 63 after-school meal programs. This week we are highlighting after-school programs up and down the state!

Read the article on the Food Bank of Delaware website

Choir School of Delaware Plans 2-Day Wilmington Bach Festival for May

February 14, 2017

The Choir School of Delaware and the Delaware Historical Society are collaborating on the first Wilmington Bach Festival to occur May 12 and 13 at the 1798 Old Town Hall on Market St.

Read the article on the Wilmington Visitor’s Bureau website

MLK’s Dream Lives on in Delaware Teen Contest

January 15, 2017

New Castle County high school students used their way with words Sunday to encourage their communities, families and friends to give Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message a chance in solving today’s societal problems.

Read the article on the Delaware Online website

An After-School Program as a Crime Prevention Tool

February 29, 2016

How can the good people of the greater Wilmington area provide a life changing and crime free experience for our young at-risk children?

Read the article on the Delaware Online website