Griffon Junior Singers

Griffon Junior Singers is an award winning choral ensemble co-sponsored by Western Institute and the St. Joseph School District.

The Griffon Junior Singers have performed for the Missouri Music Educators Association conventions at Osage Beach, National Association of Community Schools of the Arts convention in Minneapolis, Worlds of Fun, and many local civic and church events. They also appear regularly with the St. Joseph Symphony Orchestra.


Prelude Choir - grades 2-5

Emphasizes correct tone production, ear training, sight singing, musicianship and poise. Singers must be recommended by their music teacher for placement. The choir performs a varied repertoire in at least one large concert setting per semester in preparation for Premiere Choir.

Audition, pre-registration and costume required.


Premiere Choir - grades 6-10

Primarily for graduates of Prelude Choir. Only exceptional young musicians with prior choral experience and music teacher recommendation are accepted into this group. A strong emphasis is placed on public performance.

Audition, pre-registration and costume required.