400 children between the ages of six and 18 participate each year in three levels of training, rehearsing high quality treble music of advancing challenge and sophistication, and performing in public concert at least twice a year.
The Peabody Children’s Chorus has performed with the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Concert Artists of Baltimore, Lyric Opera Baltimore, the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, the Morgan State University Choir, Peabody Conservatory’s Opera Theater, and the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. . During the 2009/10 season the Chorus performed in the Somerset International Youth Choral Festival in England and celebrated the release of the Naxos American Classics Grammy-nominated recording of Bernstein’s Mass, upon which it collaborated with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestra Marin Alsop. In 2011, the chorus performed at the Vatican, Rome and in St. Mark's Cathedral, Venice and with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Carnegie Hall. In the summer of 2013, the Chorus was featured in the Dimanches Musicaux de La Madeleine Concert Series, Paris, performed at the American Cemetery in Normandy, and sang mass in Notre Dame Cathedral.
Peabody Children’s Chorus last appeared with the BSO in June 2013, performing Orff’s Carmina Burana, with Music Director Marin Alsop conducting.