Heartland Youth Choir

~ Madison County Satellite ~

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Heartland Youth Choir was established in 2003 by celebrated composer and educator Barbara Sletto as a safe, performance-based program for diverse Central Iowa youth to grow their musicianship and character. Thousands of children participate in up to 40 performances annually as part of HYC.

Madison County Music Co. is proud to offer a satellite program right here in Winterset for students in Madison and surrounding counties, allowing them to have the same wonderful experience without needing to drive to Des Moines every week. 

We offer three ensembles for students in 1st through 8th grades

Medesimo • Grades 1-2

Mondays 3:45-4:30

for 2022-2023

School Year

In this level, children participate in basic note reading and begin work with two-part harmony.

Tuition is $50 per month. An activity fee of $45 will be due at the time of registration.

Melodie • Grades 3-5

Thursdays 4:30-5:45

for 2022-2023

School Year

In this level, singers work on treble harmony and music reading skills. This ensemble will tour regionally in the spring.

Tuition is $60. An activity fee of $55 will be due at the time of registration.

Musica • Grades 6-8

Mondays 5:00 - 6:30

for 2022-2023

School Year

In this level, singers work on advanced music reading skills and treble harmony. Musica may be called upon to perform for community events. This ensemble will tour in the summer along.

Tuition is $75 per month. An activity fee of $60 will be due at the time of registration. 

Fall Term for Heartland Youth Choir Madison County will start September 12th.
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2022-2023 Schedule of Events

September 30 • 4:00 - 6:30 • Fun Friday • Melodie

September 30 • 6:30 - 7:30 • Kick-off Night • ALL Choir Families

October 14-16 • Noon-Noon • Overnight Retreat • Musica

October 30 • 4:00 • AutumnSongs Concert • Medesimo, Melodie & Musica

December 10 • 4:00 • WinterSongs • Medesimo, Melodie & Musica

January 27 • 4:00 - 7:30 • Fun Friday • Melodie

January 28 • 10:00 - 4:00 • Super Saturday • Musica

February 3 • 4:00 - 6:30 • Fun Friday • Medesimo

April 14 • All Day • Meet the Composer Festival • Medesimo, Melodie & Musica (Plymouth Congregational Church, Des Moines)

May 7 • 4:00 • WorldSongs Concert • Medesimo, Melodie & Musica (Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University)