PITTSBURG - Pittsburg Parks and Recreation is offering an exciting opportunity for 5th and 6th grade singers in Southeast Kansas. Children do not need to be enrolled in USD 250 to belong to this ensemble.

Pittsburg Youth Chorale is under the direction of MJ Harper, Music Teacher at Eugene Ware Elementary, and accompanied by Carol Anne Smock, area piano teacher and frequent accompanist for Pittsburg Community Theatre. The purpose of this vocal ensemble is to further grow vocal abilities, musical knowledge, and choral repertoire. Participants will have the opportunity to perform at Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium in December and at community events.

Rehearsals are from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays, at Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center at 503 N. Pine in Pittsburg. Rehearsals begin Sept. 9. There is a fee of $60 per session (September-December). To participate in this ensemble, please call Jenna Spencer at 620-231-7827 or email jenna.spencer@pittks.org , deadline Sept. 8.