Introducing: Artistic Director Ryan LaBoy

This September, Berkshire Children’s Chorus will be launching its 30th season and a new chapter of its history. The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it has hired Ryan LaBoy as the new Artistic Director of the Chorus. Ryan is a children’s chorus conductor with a particular expertise in working with youth from diverse backgrounds and experiences, and holds degrees in Choral Conducting and Music Education from the University of Minnesota and Westminster Choir College respectively.

The Berkshire Children’s Chorus invites families to meet Ryan and learn more about singing in the Chorus at an Ice Cream Social, sponsored by Soco Creamery, on Saturday, June 26th from 1:00 to 3:00 at Old Parish Church in Sheffield, MA. Read our full press release here.

Email Ryan to register your child to sing this fall: ryan [at] berkshirechildrenschorus.org.

Our mission

Berkshire Children’s Chorus provides students with musical experiences that develop personal and artistic excellence, support the growth of positive values, and enrich our community.

Berkshire Children’s Chorus is an independent community chorus for students grades 1-12 in the Southern Berkshires and surrounding communities who are interested in working on the finest treble choir music available.

“I love being in The Berkshire Children’s Chorus because I love singing. It just brings me joy and I have these moments when I’m singing where everything feels exactly right.” – Miranda, grade 7.

Our Take the Lead! program is supported by grants from the Local Cultural Councils in our region, including the Alford/Egremont Cultural Council, Great Barrington Cultural Council, Lee Cultural Council, Lenox Cultural Council, Monterey Cultural Council, Mount Washington Cultural Council, New Marlborough Cultural Council, Richmond Cultural Council, Sheffield Cultural Council, and Stockbridge Cultural Council, which are all local agencies supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.