Queen City Festival

June 22-25, 2023

Looking for a budget-friendly and super fun tour?

CYC’s 2023 Queen City Children’s Choir Festival is welcoming, collaborative environment and a great way to meet singers from across the United States, making lasting friendships!

Join the Cincinnati Youth Choir (CYC) for a special choral festival on the beautiful campus of University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music for a non-competitive festival under the direction of Robyn Lana, Founder and Artistic Director of Cincinnati Youth Choir, with guest artist  Jim Papoulis.


Deadline: January 15, 2023. $250/choir nonrefundable deposit is due on this date.

Cost: $525 per participant (includes room and board, song writing workshop, activities, local bus transportation, and a festival t-shirt). Cost is the same for singers and chaperones. Suggested one chaperone for 8 students.

Final payment: Due April 15, 2023

NOTE: Choirs are required to pay a minimum of 70% of registrations numbers submitted in January. (For example, if the total number including participants, staff and chaperones was 100, the choir is required to pay for at least 70 people or the total number of registrations, whichever is greater).

Download Festival Brochure

Download the sample itinerary  (Subject to change at sole discretion of CYC)

Required Supplemental Materials:

Interested choirs must still submit the following supplemental materials by the January 15, 2023 deadline, either by providing a link on the registration form or email to kathleenr@cincinnatichoir.org:

  • Recent recording (2-3 selections, 10-12 minutes)
  • A recent program
  • Director’s biography (Please send electronically via email)
  • History of choir/organization (Please send electronically via email)

Email Kathleen Riemenschneider, Director of Operations, at kathleenr@cincinnatichoir.org for additional questions or concerns.