Northern Kentucky Children’s Ensemble

Lauren Hatter Barnhill, Artistic Director
Toni Sheffer, Piano

Choral training for treble singers (unchanged voices), 6th grade and up.

** 2017 Fall FunFest!! **
Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, 9 am - 4 pm
Boone county campus: 1440 Boone Aire Rd, Florence, KY 41042
Vendors, crafters, Silent auction, games & face painting, food.
Free admission and parking!
Click HERE to see the Facebook event page
Click HERE for the Fall FunFest 2017 flyer

A great way to spend Wednesday afternoons! Meet new people, learn new songs, and travel to new places. Plus, sing a diverse collection of music from multiple countries in various languages. Styles also include Pop, Broadway, Jazz, and Folk. This choir has a rich tradition in choral music and performs in the community as well as across the state and nation.

Auditions:
Auditions for the Northern Kentucky Children’s Ensemble will be held Tuesday, August 29, 2017, beginning at 4:00 pm. 
Please call (859) 341-8555 for appointment, though walk-ins are also welcome.

Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Immanuel UMC, 2551 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017

Tuition:    $190 per semester per student.
Duration: 2 semesters per year, Sept-Dec and Jan-Apr.

Registration information can be found on our Registration page.

Performances:

  • Spring 2017 Concert: Sunday, April 30, 2017, 4:00 pm
    St. John's United Church of Christ
    415 Park Ave, Newport, KY
    Tickets $5, $10, $20
     
  • Past events include:
    • Ken Lucas' retirement dinner.
    • Rosemary Clooney's Homecoming for KET.
    • Performance with the Canadian Brass at the Aronoff.
    • Singing the national anthem at a Red's baseball game.
    • Being the on-stage children's choir for the Broadway production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, performed with the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra at the Taft Theatre.
    • Performing as a guest group for CarolFest in Music Hall.
    • Featured performers at the Kentucky Music Educator's Conference in Louisville on several occasions.
    • Featured performer at Governor Ernie Fletcher's inauguration.
    • Taping for TV's Mickey's 100th birthday celebration shown on Christmas Day.
    • Hosted at National Children's Choir Festival at Carnegie Hall in 1998 and 2002; returned as a participant in 2014.
       
  • Past tours to Nashville, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Champagne, Chicago, St. Louis, Toronto CA, Windsor CA, Detroit, New York City, Orlando, Washington D.C., and San Antonio.

Awards:

  • Nashville Worldstrides Onstage Competition
    • Rating: Gold
    • Adjudicator’s Award for scores above 95
    • Outstanding Choral Ensemble of the competition (all other choral ensembles were high schoolers)

Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel
2551 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017
(859) 341-8555
www.nkyschoolofmusic.org