Arioso (12-18 Years – Treble Voices)
Arioso is the premier treble choir of SCC, for girls and boys, ages 12-18. This program provides an advanced level of instruction. Choristers perform at formal concerts, community events and other quality performing opportunities. Arioso tours regionally, nationally and internationally. Arioso is conducted by Artistic Director, Kris Mason.
Kris Mason, founder and Artistic Director of the Seattle Children’s Chorus, has also worked in public music education and church music for over 30 years. Along with her role as Artistic Director of Seattle Children’s Chorus, she conducts Arioso and Intermezzo, our upper-level and intermediate-level treble choirs. Under her direction, Arioso has been invited to perform at regional and national conventions of the American Choral Directors Association. In addition, she has served as a Washington State President of Chorister’s Guild and as Repertoire & Standards Chair of Children’s Choirs for the American Choral Directors Association in Washington State. She enjoys opportunities to serve as a vocal music clinician and guest conductor throughout the region and is an advocate of music in children’s lives who has inspired many young choral conductors. She continues her work in the Music Ministry of Mt. View Presbyterian Church in Marysville, Washington where her husband, John serves as Pastor. Kris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from Seattle Pacific University.