Capital District Youth Chorale

 Now in it's 41st year, the Capital District Youth Chorale, formerly the Schenectady County Community College Children's Chorus, was founded in 1982 by Diane Warner. The singers are drawn from 45 schools in 5 counties of the Greater Capital District of New York State.

Superb vocal training, unmatched musicality, sophisticated repertoire, unique performance opportunities, interesting travel, choral singing at its finest!

Entrance into and advancement within CDYC is based upon audition results, experience, and reliability.

Meet the CDYC Team (from left to right)

Mrs. Elizabeth Lancto (CDYC Music Instructor and Choral Teacher, Schalmont High School)

Mrs. Lynn Makrin (CDYC Artistic Director and Choral and General Music Teacher,  Gloversville Enlarged School District)

Mrs. Karen Houlahan (CDYC Assistant Director and Choral Teacher, Saratoga Springs High School)

Amazing Grace and Music, You Are a Friend to Me

Festival of Young Artists, 2020