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.
Our "crazy" picture taken at the Temple Square Choral Festival
Assembly Hall on Temple Square April 24, 2015
Come Sing with Us!
"The Lord is My Shepherd"
The Lord is my Shepherd,
I walk at His side. In
sunlight and darkness,
He serves as my guide.
With His love here beside
me, I'll face each new day.
The Lord, He will
show me the way."
Choir Theme Song
Come try a rehearsal with
"Wizard of Oz"
at Utah Jazz
"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!!