The Heralders Children’s Choir is a non-auditioned choir specifically for home schooled children living in Salt Lake City, Utah Valley, and surrounding areas.
The choir has been delighting audiences with their musical excellence and contagious enthusiasm since 1995. So, whether you are thinking of having your children participate, obtaining information about an upcoming event or wanting to book the choir for a performance, have fun looking around our site!
The purpose of the choir is two-fold: to provide a professional choral training experience for young voices; and to give children musical experiences that build their self confidence and lead them to rejoice in the beauty and goodness of God and His creations.
The Choir is a skill building Choral Program focusing on:
• Producing the basics of good vocal technique and musicianship skills using great traditional and classical melodies, holiday tunes and musical theater selections.
• Being vocally expressive through choreography and creative movement.
• Negotiating the written score with music theory games that teach rhythm, note reading and musical symbols.
Singing Handel's Messiah at the
Assembly Hall on Temple Square Dec 2012
Come Sing with Us!
(Fairest Lord Jesus)
"Fair is the sunshine, fairer still the moonlight, and all the twinkling starry host; Jesus shines brighter, Jesus shines purer than all the angels heaven can boast."
by Frode Fjellheim used in Disney's animated film "Frozen"
Choir Theme Song
Come try a rehearsal with
"Tulip Festival" Spring 2013
The choir is under the direction of Deborah Smith who has a BA in Music Theater and Voice from BYU (1979) and has directed the Heralders since 1995. She began performing as a soloist in high school and has had multiple roles in musicals and opera productions throughout the years. She is currently the Voice Vice-President for the Suzuki Association of Utah developing repertoire for the young singer beginning age 3. She has presented lectures, workshops and teacher training throughout the United States. She belongs to numerous professional organizations including: NATS (National Association for Teachers of Singing); NFMC, (National Federation of Music Clubs); Orff; Kodaly, Kindermusik and the National Voice Care Network. Currently, she is a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City. She has been a private vocal coach for over 25 years. She has four children, one son-in-law, two daughters-in-law and 2 beautiful grandchildren—all claiming to know every song she has ever taught!!