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This ensemble performs throughout the semester. Check out the latest concert listings for all of the details.

University Chorus


The Brandeis University Chorus welcomes the entire Brandeis community. It performs great and enduring music from the vast classic Western tradition, a cappella and accompanied. Student soloists from the UChor are frequently featured. We also feature concerts of the Great American Songbook, and the African-American musical tradition. The University Chorus leads the community in the annual Messiah–SING every December in the Atrium of the Shapiro Student Center.

Placement appointments for University Chorus and Chamber Choir will be scheduled as soon as possible.

FIRST REHEARSAL: Tuesday 9/9, 5:00-6:20 p.m.
At the placement appointment, singers will be asked to sing scales and arpeggios, repeat rhythmic patterns and sight-sing (even though you may not be able to!) with piano accompaniment.

REGULAR REHEARSALS: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:00-6:20 p.m.
Recital Hall in Slosberg Music Center.
Attendance is required at all rehearsals and performances.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: Chamber Choir (see Chamber Choir)
All of the above plus sight singing a piece of Renaissance polyphony–if you’ve sung a motet, you’ve most likely done this kind of music.

**University Chorus is open to all students, graduate and undergraduate, all staff, and all faculty.