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


The purpose of Junior PALS is to provide intensive training in music, drama and dance, and provide children with an opportunity to develop their performance capabilities with a more demanding musical repertoire.

PALS at Tanglewood
PALS at Tanglewood


Approximately 45 children in grades 2-6


Johanna Hill Simpson, Conductor
Eric Kamen, Accompanist
Theodore Clement, Drama Teacher
Tom Krusinski, Movement Teacher


Regular rehearsals are Mondays and Thursdays 2:30-4:30pm in the Lincoln School music room.  Students are met at 2pm for snack.  Additional rehearsals are often necessary prior to performances.


Junior PALS performs approximately four times per year: a performance at Brookline's First Light Celebration in November, the Junior PALS Family Share in December, the PALS Family Concert in December, and an end-of-the-year musical in May.


$660 for the school year.  Acceptance into PALS is never contingent upon the ability to pay full tuition.  There are payment plans and scholarships available.