8th Annual Summer Youth Choir Festival

June 19-25, 2023


Contact Kristi Treu by calling 402-333-7466×5 or click the Ask a Question button below to contact us by email.


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Or, you can mail your $45 payment to the church at the following address:

Presbyterian Church of the Cross
Youth Choir Festival
1517 S. 114th Street
Omaha, NE 68144

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A Week of Music & Fun

The 8th Annual Summer Youth Choir Festival will take place at Presbyterian Church of the Cross June 19-25, 2023. Rehearsals take place Monday through Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $45 for the week and includes music, snacks, activities, and a festival t-shirt. Scholarships are available based on need.

  • All rehearsals take place at Presbyterian Church of the Cross –1517 S. 114th Street, Omaha, NE 68144.
  • Our Outreach Tour will take place on Saturday, June 24. Details TBD.
  • We will be part of the worship service on Sunday, June 25.



“beautifully heartfelt singing, variety of interesting repertoire, and leadership that really understands students”

Kyle Pederson, composer

Registration Form

Parents/Guardians: Before your youth can attend the first night of rehearsal, we need medical and media releases on file. We’ve made it easy by combining them into a single form. Please complete, sign, and submit the Medical Treatment and Media Release Form.

Highlights of Past Festivals


South African Greeting Song, arranged by Daniel Jackson


Come by Here
African American Spiritual, arranged by Kyle Pedersen


Keep Your Lamps!
Traditional Spiritual, arranged by Victor C. Johnson


O Love
Compose by Elaine Hagenberg


I Will Sing
Composed by Michael Engelhardt


Come by Here
African American Spiritual Arranged by Kyle Pedersen



Thixo Onothando
Composed by Michael Barrett

How Can I Keep from Singing
Composed by Taylor Davis

True Light
Composed by Keith Hampton