|Devon County Junior Choir|
About the choir
Joining the choir
Message to children
Pictures and sounds
Diary / schedule
Welcome to the home of the Devon County Junior Choir and Schola Exe. These exciting musical opportunities are for boys and girls aged 8 to 13 (DCJC) and girls aged 13 – 18 (Schola Exe).
Important Announcement: we are excited to announce that a North Devon branch of DCJC is starting in January 2016. To find out more, including diary dates and an application form to download, please click on the DCJCN page on this website.
This site includes details about the choir, the organisations which have helped to create it, and how to join in the fun !
During 2014 – 15, DCJC has sung at 3 Outreach Concerts in the Cathedral and performed at a prestigious private event at Huntsham Court. In November, the choir joined forces with Exeter Philharmonic Choir to perform Chris Williams’ ‘Tsunami Requiem’ and ‘A Sequence for Devon’ written for the choir by Andrew Millington. It has also given a couple of informal concerts for families and friends. Representatives of the choir also travelled to Barnstaple to assist Rachel in a singing workshop for children from North Devon with a view to setting up a North Devon branch of DCJC; this is still in the planning stages but we hope that this will happen during the next few months.
Schola Exe performed with Exeter Philharmonic Choir in 2 sell-out Carol Concerts in Exeter Cathedral in December. It has also performed in two informal concerts to families and friends.
There are exiting concerts and events coming up for both choirs during the next academic year – you can find out more on the relevant pages on this site. Please note that all details relating to Schola Exe can be found on the Schola Exe page.
DCJC is conducted by Rachel Smith (Assistant Director of Music at Exeter Cathedral School), assisted on occasion by David Davies (Assistant Director of Music at Exeter Cathedral).
STOP PRESS! 'A Sequence for Devon,' DCJC's debut CD has been released by Priory Records. To hear a brief sample from the new CD and have the chance to order a copy please click HERE.