United Choir School is a private, non-sectarian educational organization that offers musical training and performance opportunities to over 500 talented young musicians throughout Connecticut. UCS provides instruction in music theory, sight singing, and ear training within the context of 25 auditioned choral ensembles, which together comprise the various divisions of the United Girls’ Choir and Elm City Girls’ Choir.
The Elm City Girls’ Choir is the premier ensemble of the United Choir School. Based in New Haven, the Choir has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Walt Disney World, and on CBS Television. Since its founding in 1993, ECGC has performed with many respected choral groups, such as the New York Virtuoso Singers, CONCORA, The American Boychoir, The Yale Glee Club, The Yale Camerata, Newark Boy’s Chorus and Village Harmony, and with professional orchestras including the Boston Philharmonic, New Haven Symphony, Yale Symphony, and Moscow State Orchestra. In addition, the Choir has been featured at conferences of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association and the United Church of Christ Musicians Association. In September, 2001, ECGC performed God Bless America with Diana Ross at the women’s finals match of the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament. The Elm City Girls’ Choir has toured extensively throughout Europe and North America. For more information about the United Girls’ Choir or the Elm City Girls’ Choir please call (203) 787-1244 or e-mail email@example.com.