Mission Statement:

Bellevue Youth Choirs offer unmatched musicianship training, inspired performances, and a joyful, spirited community for youth.


Values 

Awareness of world cultures

Expressive artistry

Respect for others

Growth through community.


The Choir:

Led by Interim Artistic Director Melissa Headrick, Bellevue Youth Choirs is comprised of five choir levels—Prelude, Primary, Intermediate, Training, and Premier — and serves over 130 youth, ages 4-18, from the Bellevue area (Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish, Fall City, Newcastle, Renton, Redmond, Kirkland, Medina, Mercer Island).

Choristers learn musicianship, vocal technique, performance skills, and participate in mainstage concerts, outreach and community events, and collaborations with the finest musicians and choral groups.

The auditioned choirs participate in regional choral festivals and tours.


History 

Bellevue Youth Choirs was founded in 2012 as Bellevue Girlchoir by Managing Artisitc Director Darcy Morrissey. Soon Bellevue Boychoir was added to the organization, and in 2016 Washington State approved the application for non-profit status under the name Bellevue Youth Choirs. 


Statement of Inclusion

Bellevue Youth Choirs embraces diversity and welcomes youth of all races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our program serves our community through music.


 

"Mom, do you know how my heart was feeling when we were on stage? 
It was feeling like this is where I truly belong." 

  ~ Aubriana, Intermediate Chorister