Polo shirts and other designated items will be provided by performers. All other wardrobe items will remain the property of the VPA.


Casual Performance Attire

  • Dark, solid blue jeans. No holes or ratty hems.  Full length, no crops or turned up cuffs.
  • Dark shoes, not athletic shoes. Can be black or dark brown.
  • Dark socks. No bare ankles or skin showing
  • VPA polo shirt, tucked in, top button unbuttoned, all other buttons buttoned.
  • A dark belt is optional.
  • Hair should be combed off the face.

Concert Attire

Hair: All choir members should have combed, styled hair, with hair pulled back off the face. If hair is long, suggested style is a half ponytail.

Makeup (girls): Regular street makeup. Light blush, mascara, and natural color lipstick. 

Tights & Shoes (girls):  All girls will provide the following from home:

  • Black opaque tights (not see-through)
  • FirstNotes, Girls Chorus, Notables: Black dress shoes, not athletic, not more than 1.5″ heel.
  • Footnotes, Gracenotes: Black character shoes.

Socks & Shoes (guys): All guys will provide the following from home:

  • Black crew-length socks.
  • Black dress shoes, not athletic shoes.

FirstNotes Choir

Girls

  • Black dress (provided by VPA)
  • Tights & Shoes (provided by student, see above)

Boys

  • White long-sleeve collared button-up dress shirt (provided by student)
  • Black dress pants (provided by student)
  • Socks & Shoes (provided by student, see above)
  • Vest and Tie (provided by VPA)

Girls Chorus

  • Black dress (provided by VPA)
  • Tights & Shoes (provided by student, see above)

Noteworthy Boys Ensemble

  • White tux shirt, Black Tux Pants (provided by VPA)
  • Tie and cummerbund (provided by VPA)
  • Socks & Shoes (provided by student, see above)

Footnotes, Gracenotes, Notables

  • Black dress (provided by VPA)
  • Tights & Shoes (provided by student, see above)

Keynotes

  • Tuxedo, including shirt (provided by VPA)
  • Tie and cummerbund (provided by VPA)
  • Socks & Shoes (provided by student, see above)

Chorale

Women

  • Dress blacks: full length skirt and 3/4-length sleeve (provided by singer)
  • Black nylons and dress shoes (provided by singer)

Men

  • Black long-sleeve collared button-up dress shirt (provided by singer)
  • Black dress pants (provided by singer)
  • Black Socks & dress shoes (provided by singer)
  • Tie (provided by VPA)