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Tokyo International Children's Choir

Tokyo International Children’s Choir 2019-2020

My daughter (age six) join the Tokyo International Children’s Choir (TICC) this year, and LOVES it!  If your elementary or middle school child loves singing, I highly recommend you consider joining from September. Auditions will be held in late August and early September 2019. Practices will take place weekly on Monday evenings 5:30-7:00 pm at the Franciscan Center in Roppongi. If you are interested in trying out, please register here.

Tokyo International Children's ChoirTokyo International Children’s Choir – 8th season

TICC was formed in 2012 and completed its sixth full season at the end of May 2018. Although most of our members have some connection with the international community TICC is open to all elementary and middle school children. English is the language used for instruction but our musical works know no linguistic boundary; French and Latin join English in being commonly heard emanating from our rehearsal room. We strive for high musical standards but maintain a fun, welcoming environment in which our choristers develop their musical skills and make the commitment required for successful public performances. Our musical director, Ms. Megan Ofstedal has worked with many choirs and has earned his very high reputation.

TICC is a non-profit organization. The board of directors and others from the field of music, journalism and business volunteer their time but there are direct costs  engaging a Tokyo International Children's Choirprofessional music director and accompanist, renting a venue and paying music licensing and copying fees. Support from corporate sponsors offsets some of these costs. The tuition fee for the 2018-2019 season running from September through May is ¥70,000. Early payment discounts and need-based scholarships are sometimes available. Siblings receive a 50% discount on tuition. Parents of our choristers also volunteer to help with various tasks in running the group and spreading the word.
TICC  sing a variety of music from diverse cultural traditions, which include classic choral works stemming from Christianity (e.g Bach, Handel) and secular works drawn from Broadway, pop and folk music.

Tokyo International Children's ChoirSeason & Rehearsals

TICC’s  season runs from September through May. We rehearse from 6:15 – 7:45 p.m. on Fridays. Apart from a break over the Christmas and New Year period, rehearsals are planned for almost every Friday. Each season we will have one major performance and a number of smaller performances. We expect a high level of attendance at rehearsals and the major performance is a mandatory event. Rehearsals will be held at the Franciscan Chapel Center for the 2019-2020 year (previously held at the St. Paul Lutheran Church but moving from September).
Contact Us
Auditions for the 2019-2020 season will be held at the end of August and  beginning of September. If you are interested in joining the choir or have any questions about the choir please send an email to us at manager@tokyochildrenschoir.com.

Support Us

Even if you are unable to join TICC you can support us in many ways. Of course, we would love for you to attend our concerts but please also tweet about us, connect to us on

Tokyo International Children’s Choir Details

Website: http://www.tokyochildrenschoir.com

If you are interested in trying out, please register here.

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Tokyo International Children’s Choir

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