Youth & Children’s Chorus


The Hendersonville Symphony Children’s Chorus is a non-auditioned ensemble providing quality vocal instruction for children ages 5-16 in public, private and home school environments from across Western North Carolina.

The HSCC accepts members twice yearly – in September and January and provides two concerts a year, and several community outreach concerts a semester.    

For questions and more information, please contact Conductor and Director Kelli Mullinix at

Children’s Chorus Director & Accompanist

Kelli Mullinix, Director & Conductor 


Kelli Mullinix is a native of Asheville and has a Vocal Performance Degree from Mars Hill College and a Master in Sacred Music from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. She is the director of Contemporary Worship and Children’s Choirs at First United Methodist Church of Hendersonville and Directs the chorus at Lake Pointe Landing Retirement Community.  She is very involved in the local theatre scene having performed and music directed at Asheville Community Theatre, Haywood Arts Regional Theatre, and the Asheville Lyric Opera.

 Cheryl Hagymassy, Accompanist  

Cheryl Hagymassy holds a degree in Music Education from Crane School of Music in Potsdam, New York, with a major in piano. She has taught both as a tenured K-12 teacher of vocal music in public schools and as a string instructor both privately and publicly. She is a violinist in the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra and Brevard Philharmonic, and performs also in small groups on violin and viola.