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2019-2020 Season begins september 3rd
for more information call the JSO 814-535-6738


Inclined to Sing Chorus

Children in grades 5-9 are invited to audition. Boy's voices should be unchanged. The audition will assess tone quality, learning ability, range, listening skills, and pitch matching.

Inclined to Sing Apprentice Choir

Children in grades K-4 may join the Apprentice Choir. No audition is necessary, but children should be musically inclined.

Mission Statement

Inclined to Sing, the Children's Chorus of the JSO, and the Apprentice Choir exist to create and maintain a quality child-centered performance-based choral music experience for young singers in the Johnstown area.

Costs and Tuition

The cost for participation in the Apprentice Choir or Inclined to Sing is $140 a year ($70 per semester). This includes all rehearsals and music.


The Apprentice Choir rehearses on Tuesdays from 5:00 - 5:50 pm. Inclined to Sing rehearses on Tuesdays from 6:00 - 6:50 pm. Rehearsals are held at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1000 Scalp Ave., Johnstown.  Rehearsals for the fall semester begin September 3rd.


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The Inclined to Sing program is directed by Kim Rauch.  He is committed to building excellence in music and teamwork for these children.

Kim Rauch is organist/choir director of Trinity Lutheran Church in Somerset and is a retired teacher from the Richland School District. He received degrees from the Penn State University and Westminster Choir College. Mr. Rauch has directed the Pitt Men's Glee Club, numerous church choirs, and community choruses.

Bryan Lohr serves as the accompanist

More Information:

For information: (814) 535-6738

Applications should be brought to the first rehearsal September 3rd.

Funding is provided by the Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance from the 1889 Foundation Creative health Impact Grant.