The Raleigh Boychoir hosts its annual Tenor Bass Festival featuring 100 HS Tenor and Basses under the direction of Dr. Meg Stohlman. This year we are adding a concurrent Soprano Alto Festival the same day under the direction of Dr. Megan Boyd. Both groups will workshop with their respective clinicians and come together to present a concert at 3:00PM on Saturday, January 7. This concert is open to the Raleigh community! 

Friday, January 6 from 5:30pm – 9:00pm
& Saturday, January 7 from 9:00am – 3:30pm

featuring a joint concert on Saturday January 7 at 3:00pm

Located at Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal, 121 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603


The Raleigh Boychoir Tenor Bass and Soprano Alto Festivals are joint singing experiences for young men and women which also provides choral resources for music leaders. The festival is hosted by the Raleigh Boychoir and under the direction of our clinicians, Dr. Meg Stohlman and Dr. Meghan Boyd. Dr. Stohlman is the director of choral and vocal studies at Gonzaga University where she conducts the Glee Club, Concert Choir and Chamber Singers and also serves as the director of the Spokane Symphony Choral. Dr. Megan Boyd is an active adjudicator and clinician having conducted at Carnegie Hall, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and La Madeleine in Paris, France. She has led performances at state and divisional American Choral Directors Association conferences. 

No audition required!  Choristers will sing a final joint concert, which will take place on Saturday, January 7th, at 3:00pm in the Sanctuary at Church of the Good Shepherd, Raleigh. 

The exciting repertoire chosen for the Soprano Alto Festival is Remember the Ladies by Carol Barnett, Be Like the Bird by Abbie Betinis, Jordan’s Angels by Rollo Dilworth, and Psalm 23 by Srul Irving Glick.

The exciting repertoire chosen for the Tenor Bass Festival is San Bonani arranged by arr. Michael Barrett, Vado Ben Spesso by Bononcini, Journey On by Derrick Fox and The Longest Time by Billy Joel.

Familiarity with the pieces in advance is strongly recommended.

1 CEU credit hour available. 

Student registration fee is $25 and includes workshops, t-shirt, and the concert.  Please have your singers come with money to buy lunch. We will walk together to the local food court downtown. 

Scholarships are available. Please email  raleighboychoir@gmail.com for more info.

Registration Deadline: December 22nd, 2022. 

Teacher Registration Instructions: 

  • Teacher sends this Singer Registration Form to your student’s parent or guardian to be completed and turned in to the teacher.
  • Teacher orders the music from JW Pepper by clicking Here for the Tenor Bass Music and HERE for the Soprano Alto Music. Music is purchased separately and not included in the student festival registration fee. Please be sure to order the TB version or the SA version.
  • Teacher collects all Registration forms from parent/guardian for each student and emails the batch of forms to contact@raleighyouthchoir.org by December 20. Each student must have completed forms to participate.
  • Teacher registers their singers using the Teacher Registration Form. Payment for your group ($25 per student) is submitted in the registration form using PayPal or you may send a check payment to Raleigh Boychoir, 121 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27603 by December 20.  Teachers are encouraged to accompany their students, or send a principal-approved designee/chaperone.
  • Familiarity with the pieces in advance is strongly recommended. 
  • Teacher shares the link HERE with parents, and other interested parties, for free tickets to the Saturday performance. Tickets are first come, first served.

Scholarships are available. Contact the Raleigh Youth Choir office at (919)881-9259 or raleighboychoir@gmail.com for more information.

Schedule Here

Church Map and Parking Map Here

Registration Deadline: December 22, 2022. 

Please follow the Wake County Schools sickness policy in case of illness.
Masking is optional if you are vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19. Our venue requires a mask if you are not.

This festival is generously sponsored and presented by the Raleigh Boychoir, City of Raleigh Arts Commission, and the United Arts Council of Wake County.