GSCC Member Organization

Rainier Youth Choirs

Mailing Address:
PO Box 5336
Kent, WA 98064-5336
Electronic Contact:
Artistic Director: Leora Schwitters
Founded: 2007
Next Anniversary: 2021–2022 academic year
Ensemble Type: Youth Auditioned Community Choir
Size: 100 members
Yearly Contributions: $450
(Tuition-based: from $450 - $1,000; 20% & 25% sibling discounts; financial aid available)
Rehearses: Mondays, 5:30pm during the Academic Year at Cedar Heights Middle School, Kent, WA
(Grades 2-8 meet at 5:30 PM. Consonare (HS) at 6:50PM.)

Upcoming Events

Summer Choir Day Camp Concert
Thursday, August 9, 2018Aug 9, 7:00pm at New Hope Presbyterian Church, Kent, WA



Rainier Youth Choirs is a non-profit, community-based organization with no religious affiliation offering six choirs for grades 2 and up. Highly qualified staff, all with advanced degrees and many years of choral directing experience deliver exceptional, artistic, inspirational and enjoyable instruction and performances.

2017-2018 marks the eleventh season, "No Limits", of this Kent-based group. Members come from Auburn, Covington, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Maple Valley, Renton, Sumner and throughout the greater South Sound area.

International performance travel for the oldest members is planned every third year with domestic tours/festivals offered in the interim years; Ireland was the destination in 2017.

RYC's mission is to provide instruction designed to guide singers to attain the highest level of artistry in choral performance and music education.

Rainier Youth Choirs. Photo credit: J. Madison, March 2017
Rainier Youth Choirs. Photo credit: J. Madison, March 2017
Rainier Youth Choirs. Young Men's Ensemble, K. Gendreau photo
Rainier Youth Choirs. Young Men's Ensemble, K. Gendreau photo
Rainier Youth Choirs. Young Women' Ensemble, Limerick, Ireland 2017,  H. Rutledge, photo
Rainier Youth Choirs. Young Women' Ensemble, Limerick, Ireland 2017, H. Rutledge, photo