Since 1982, House of Hope Choir School has offered excellence in music education to children. Under the direction of Sofia Ardalan, choristers learn to express themselves through music, sing high-quality repertoire, and grow in friendship and faith.
House of Hope Choir School has toured regionally and internationally, including Canada, Norway, Denmark, Puerto Rico, England, Germany, and most recently Latvia in 2019. The Choir has also produced a number of recordings, the most recent is “Sing for Joy!”
Make a Joyful Noise! The 39th year of HOH Choir School!
Registration opens online August 1, 2021.
Choir School Ensembles. Choristers may register for the entire year (Sept-May) or by session (Fall I: September 8-October 20; Fall II: October 27-December 15). Space is limited.
Alleluia Choir: ages 4-6 / PreK-K
St Cecilia Choir: ages 6-9 / grades 1-3
St Nicholas Choir: ages 10-18 / grades 4-12
*St Andrew Choir: boys, grades 8-12
*Cantamus Choir: girls, grades 8-12
*These are additional singing opportunities, and choristers must also sing with the St Nicholas Choir.
Choir School Voice. Individual or small group (1-2) voice instruction for children, youth, and adults. Lessons are 25 minutes and are offered online or in-person. Register by session (6 weeks). Space is limited. Tuition is $75 per session.
Please contact Sofia Ardalan, Choir School Director for more information.
Meet Sofia Ardalan our Choir School Director
Ms. Ardalan conducts the ensembles of The Choir School, our unique music education program for singers ages 4-18. Under her leadership, the Choir School sings weekly in worship, and has performed several large choral works with professional orchestra including Vivaldi’s Gloria, Galuppi’s Dixit Dominus and Cantata BWV 4 by JS Bach. Ms. Ardalan is a highly sought after vocal instructor and clinician, leading masterclasses and judging competitions around the state. A member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, she is dedicated to guiding all to find their true voice!
Choir School CDs Available For Purchase in our Church Store
We have CDs that are available for sale at $15.
Sample audio files from the Voices of Hope CD
Erhöre mich wenn ich rufe (Schütz)