Providing young people with an enriching, artistic experience

Why Join

At YCNS, your child will experience the joy that comes with singing diverse and challenging repertoire alongside other committed young singers. Your child will learn valuable skills in music literacy and vocal training, cultivate new friendships in a nurturing environment, and gain confidence through performance.

Alegría is an incredible chorus. My daughter looks forward to rehearsals all week. Not only does she love being there, but she has learned an immense amount about music. Additionally, Alegría has helped my daughter feel more confident performing in front of a crowd.

Anna Eisner Seder



Audition now to join our select ensemble for 2nd - 6th graders! Meets weekly on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:45pm in Evanston. For fall 2018, we are expanding to include singers through 8th grade.

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Chorus Club

A school-based ensemble for elementary school singers.

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Lauren Sklar

Founder, Conductor

Ms. Sklar has taught kindergarten through eighth grade choral and general music in both public and private school settings. She was a conductor with Anima - Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus and the Music Institute of Chicago’s Youth Choirs. She received her Master of Music degree from Northwestern University.

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