Music for Children & Youth

Rehearsals are September through April (click here for detailed rehearsal schedule)

Growing the love of God through music in children, the most precious gift of creation. Growing in Grace is a comprehensive, scriptural-based music curriculum engaging multiple learning styles, developed by proven music educators and children’s choir experts.  View the core values of Growing in Grace.

Angel Choir Prek-K, 5:45 pm  Room 360
Director: Carla Sauers, Tonya Pittman  Register here

Cherub Choir Grades 1-2, 5:45 pm Room 380
Director:  Hannah Passmore  Register here

Junior Choir Grades 3-7, 5:45 pm
Director: Jessica Meier  Register here

Youth Instrumental Ensemble (seasonal) grades 8-12
Rehearsals, Sundays @ 5:30 pm
Director, Kelby Schnepel

Youth Instrumental Ensemble is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion students in grades 8-12.  Learn more and register!

Meet Kelby!

Kelby Schnepel is currently Director of Middle and Upper School Orchestras at Norfolk Academy. He is also Operations Manager for Bay Youth Orchestras of Virginia. He has recently completed his Masters of Music Education at Old Dominion University which is where he attending for Undergraduate work in Music Education. A cellist and conductor he finds excitement and drive in teaching young people to be musicians through instrumental playing. In his free time he enjoys cooking and grilling with his better half, Jess, and they both enjoy the chaos of their two charismatic boys, Leo and Emmett.




  • Upcoming Events

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    6:00 am Prayer Vigil
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    Mar 6 @ 6:00 am – 11:45 pm
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    6:30 pm Ash Wednesday
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    Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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