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About

Who Are We

The Elgin Youth Choir is a unique group of singers from all walks of life.

We are committed to providing an environment where each choir member feels welcome and encouraged to sing.


For us, it’s not all about singing; it’s about creating a passion for music, learning, and sharing our gifts with others. We invite you to join us and celebrate the beauty of singing.

Meet the Conductor

Matthew Bishop

A graduate of the VanderCook College of Music in Chicago, Matt currently works at Dundee Middle School, where he teaches choir, orchestra, music class to students with special needs, and serves as Music Director for the spring musical performed at ECC.

His ensembles have received top ratings at regional contests and festivals.  In addition to teaching, Matthew has guest conducted for local community ensembles, the Illinois Music Education Association’s Regional Elementary Chorus District VII, and presides as the conductor of the Elgin Youth Choir choral ensembles.  Matt serves as music director for Children’s Theater of Elgin/Fox Valley Theater Company. As an advocate of live music and community service, Matt calls together colleagues and professional musician friends to form the Bishop Super Band, a rhythm and blues band that plays school and community fundraiser events as well as private gigs and local festivals.

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