St. maries Children's Chorus

The St. Maries  Children’s Chorus, formerly known as Chesapeake Children's Chorus, is founded with a vision of uniting Southern Maryland youth through singing.  Operating as the children’s branch of the local adult choir St. Maries Musica, SMCC is an auditioned vocal ensemble that meets weekly to provide musically-interested students with a unique choral education.  Admission is open for youth grades 2-8 in the Tri-County Area.


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2017 Blue Crabs game video!

CCC  again performed  the National Anthem at a Blue Crabs baseball game on June 4, 2018.  HERE is the 2018 video.



2019 Fall auditions for St. Maries Children's Chorus will be held September 9, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, in the piano lab at Leonardtown High School. Click on the SMCC AUDITIONS button to register for an audition in September. Audition dates for the 2020 Spring Season will be posted soon.


New and returning singers must complete the SMCC Singer Registration form at the beginning of the fall semester.  Please click on the SMCC SINGER REGISTRATION box below.


Please use the PAY SMCC DUES button to pay the SMCC tuition at the beginning of each season if you didn't use the link in the registration process or in the spring for returning singers.


SMCA T-shirt orders

Children in St. Maries Children’s Chorus receive a new shirt each year at no cost. Please register each child because shirt size on the registration form is used to order the new shirt. T-shirts may be purchased for parents or other family members for $15.00 each. Please select the SMCA T-SHIRT button to place your order.


Students are expected to be present at all rehearsals on their assigned dates and times.  Parents must notify the artistic director of any missed rehearsals in advance in writing at  Students are allowed two excused, and two unexcused absences.  Any other rehearsals missed are subject to possible testing on sections that were covered during rehearsals that were missed.  The director will email parents in advance if rehearsals are postponed or cancelled.  The director also will not schedule additional rehearsals once the schedule has been finalized.  Students who miss the two final dress rehearsals prior to our concert, may not be able to perform.
Absence Forms

Absence Forms will be now handled online through the St. Maries Choral Arts website.  Absence Forms will be on the Parents page of the SMCC Page and can be found at  Click on the SMCC ABSENCE button to record an absence.  Absence Forms will be forwarded to the SMCC Artistic Directors, Erin Tennyson and Phoebe Kammerer. 



A letter from the director


Welcome St. Maries Children’s Chorus Singers!




St. Maries Children's Chorus has new artistic directors beginning in the fall of 2018.  Stay tuned for a communications letter from them.   Their bios are posted below.  Welcome, Erin and Phoebe, to St. Maries Choral Arts!




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NEW DIRECTORs, Erin Tennyson and Phoebe Kammerer

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Practice Recordings

Practice tracks for Spring 2019 are coming soon.