St. Mary's Ryken Annual
Youth Honors Chorus


The SMR Youth Honors Chorus is open to all talented singers in grades 5-8. The program is directed by SMR Choral Director, Mrs. Kim Norris and Mrs. Kim Nepini.

2019 Theme: The Birth of Christ Through Song

You are invited to join students from around the tri-county area to perform in a choral showcase. Join us for an opportunity to take your talent to the next level! 

Registration for 2019 is now open!

Program and rehearsals timeline is as follows:

  • Chorus Practices:

    9/18, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20- dress rehearsal, 12/4. All practices are from 4 – 6 p.m. in Romuald Hall.

  • Performance: December 6 at 7 p.m.

Students may not miss more than two rehearsals and should be in good standing at school. There is a $25/student registration fee. An email with additional rehearsal information will be sent home a few days prior to rehearsals. 

If you have any questions, please contact: Mrs. Crystal Dunkin, Dean of Faculty and Student Development at or Mrs. Kim Norris, Choral Director at


8th Annual Youth Honors Chorus Concert (2018)

SMR Choral Students with Youth Honors Chorus 

Youth Honors Chorus

Co-conductor Mrs. Diana Washabaugh with the Youth Honors Students

Honors Chorus Students

Youth Honors Chorus

8th Grade Performer

Honors Chorus

SMR Show Choir performs with the Youth Honors Chorus

Piano Accompaniment 


Mrs. Kim Norris (Conductor and SMR Fine Arts Department Chair), Mr. James Parker (Director of Bands and Orchestra) and Ms. Tessa Silvestro (Theatre Director)