“We Hold These Truths”: The Choir School of Delaware celebrates Black Excellence
March 6, 2023
The Choir School of Delaware (CSD), in partnership with Delaware Humanities held their annual Black History Month concert entitled “We Hold These Truths” on Feb. 19 at Grace United Methodist Church in Wilmington.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reach for the Stars Summer Camp
May 6, 2021
A new collaboration combines academics and music to provide students with unforgettable summer experience.
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
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”
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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?