The Erfurt Choral Academy is a new children's and youth choir, founded in February 2017. With this, the choir director Cordula Fischer, who has been responsible for many years for training the children's choirs at Theater Erfurt, is able to continue the choral culture that she has created in recent years.
The children's and youth choir of Theater Erfurt, which appears in opera productions such as La vie parisienne and Hänsel und Gretel in Theater Erfurt and in the summer DomStufen Festival (Carmen in 2018), is formed from the ranks of the currently around 130 young singers in the Erfurt Choral Academy.
The choir is structured in four levels: the Infants' choir (from the age of 6), the Trainees' choir (from German class 2), Children's choir (from German class 5) and Youth choir (from German class 8/9). Theater Erfurt supports the choir by providing a rehearsal room for the choir's regular work. The weekly practices currently take place in Theater Erfurt on Thursdays at the following times:
Infants' choir: 14:45 - 15:30 hrs
Trainees' choir: 15:45 - 16:45 hrs
Children's choir: 17:00 - 18:30 hrs
Youth choir: 18:30 - 20:30 hrs
The schola cantorum weimar e.V. (choir director Cordula Fischer) acts as sponsor and supports the Erfurt Choral Academy with its charitable association structure. Membership of the schola cantorum is a condition of being allowed to sing in the Erfurt Choral Academy and in the children's and youth choirs at Theater Erfurt.
Anyone who would like to join the choirs or who needs further information can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.