About Us Our Mission: Forming Lives of Character and Service through the joy and discipline of choral music, enabled by a unified curriculum and the faculty resources of several participating institutions. Affiliated Ensembles: The Newport Community Youth Choir an existing program of Trinity Church open to all students in grades 2 through 6. This group sings concerts only and is not a church choir. The Preparatory Choir a new program of Emmanuel Church open to all students ages 4 to 6, building on the foundation of Emmanuel Day School preschool The Professional Choristers a new program of the Church of St. John the Evangelist an auditioned choir for ages 7 and up. Choristers are paid a stipend for rehearsals and church services.