The Choir

The Concert Choir is considered to be one of the finest collegiate choirs in the country. It has been selected to sing at both the Southern and National conventions of the American Choral Directors Association. It has given performances throughout the world, including Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, the Berlinerdom in Berlin, Karmelitow Boysch Church in Krakow, and St. Nicholas Church in Prague.

  • Select Chamber Choir
  • 40 – 50 voices
  • Open to all students in the university, undergraduates and graduate students
  • Students from all disciplines are welcome–you need not be a music major
  • An audition is required   10687510_10204199085350533_2629481458754827494_o
  • Interested members should have a good choral background, i.e. High School Choir, Honors IMG_4465Choirs, All-State Chorus
  • Some ability to read music is essential
  • Rehearses Monday and Wednesday 4:00-5:30pm and Friday 4:00-5:00pm in Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts

The choir sings a wide variety of sacred and secular repertoire, from the middleages to the present, from chant to folk song. A tiny sampling of recently performed works are:

  • Handel Messiah
  • Bach St. John PassionIMG_2710
  • Poulenc Gloria
  • Byrd Mass for Five Voices
  • Verdi Ave Maria
  • Whitacre Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine
  • Dawson Ezekiel Saw de Wheel
  • Vivaldi Gloria
  • Corigliano Fern Hill             

Check out the Concert Choir Soundcloud to listen to recordings of Concert Choir, and like and follow Concert Choir on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date on the latest news!

Want to be a part of the Concert Choir? Check out our auditions page for information about auditions for the upcoming academic year!