Changing the lives of children through music
Changing the world of music through children

PALS Singing Groups: Circle of PALS Junior PALS Senior PALS AkaFellas GirlChoir


Circle of PALS is the first step for most children in the PALS family of choruses.  Circle of PALS provides an introduction to music and theater, offering children an opportunity to build their musical skills and their vocal abilities.  It is a primary goal of Circle of PALS to encourage a love for singing.


Approximately 25 children from grades 2-3

Circle of PALS Musical
Circle of PALS Musical performance


Jodi Hitzhusen, Conductor/Musical Director
Yun Lee, Accompanist
Shannon Keaveney, Assistant/Co-Musical Director


Regular rehearsals are Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30pm, in the Lincoln School theater.  Students are met at 2pm for snack.  Additional rehearsals are often necessary prior to performances.


Circle of PALS performs approximately four times per year: a performance at Brookline's Goddard House in November, the PALS Family Concert in December, a performance at Heritage House in May, and an end-of-the-year musical in May.


$400 for the school year.  Acceptance into PALS is never contingent upon the ability to pay full tuition.  There are payment plans and scholarships available.