The colibrí children’s choir is a community, auditioned treble choir for students in fourth through ninth grade. Students are selected on the basis of their aural and vocal potential, their desire to sing, their ability to learn quickly and their willingness to work hard.
Auditions for colibrí children’s choir will be held Saturday, September 12th at the McAllen Creative Incubator! Children colibri Choir has participated in McAllen’s Posada as well as other events and its led by Carol Brown.
Carol J. Brown, director, taught in McAllen ISD for 18 years and at IDEA Quest for 4 years. Her Navarro Elementary Children’s Choir twice appeared at state and national music teachers conventions in San Antonio, Texas. She is in her fourth year as music specialist and choir director at Stuart Place Elementary in Harlingen TX. She received a Bachelor of Music from the University of Texas – Austin and a Master of Music Education from Indiana University – Bloomington where she also studied Folklore and Ethnomusicology. She earned a Two-Year Diploma from the Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music in Kecskemét, Hungary, and she studied horn at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. She trains music teachers in the Kodály method in various universities around the country. She plays horn with the Valley Symphony Orchestra and South Texas Lyric Opera.
“Ever since my work with Dr. Mary Goetze and the Indiana University Children’s Choir, I has been passionate about teaching children to sing.” Said Ms. Brown.
The Creative Incubator is located at 601 N. Main Street in McAllen, entrance is thru the Alley. Sign up today for Saturday, September 12th auditions! Learn more about Colibri at www.colibrimusic.org or sign up by calling 956-307-6074.