Chamber Singers and University Chorus

2016 Chamber SingersBrandeis Chamber Singers

Any Brandeis University student, staff, or faculty can join a choir for credit or as an extracurricular activity. Regardless of your background or level of experience, we have a choir for you!

Fall 2018 auditions will take place August 26-29, and are required for admittance into the University Chorus and Chamber Singers. Auditions, also known as vocal hearings, are informal, and consist of (1) testing range of voice, (2) testing your ear for pitch replication, and (3) reading a short work together.  No prepared work is required. 

Sign up for a fall 2018 vocal hearing here! For singers who are interested in private lessons rather than participating in an ensemble, there will be separate auditions on August 31. Sign up for a fall 2018 voice lesson audition here.

Please email Robert Duff with any questions.

Our Ensembles

Brandeis Chamber Singers

Brandeis Chamber Singers at Tower Hill

Brandeis Chamber Singers

Rehearses Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:50 p.m.

Brandeis University's premier choral ensemble, the Brandeis Chamber Singers, is directed by Dr. Robert Duff. The members of the Brandeis Chamber Singers are full-time, undergraduate music and non-music major students committed to innovative and quality performances and community outreach through choral music. Repertoire of the choir includes both a cappella and accompanied music from Western and Non-Western vocal traditions. Members of the Chamber Singers also provide leadership in the Brandeis University Chorus.

Robert Duff conducting the chorus during a performance

Brandeis University Chorus

Rehearses Tuesday and Thursday, 5-6:20 p.m.

The Brandeis University Chorus is a larger mixed choir and includes members from the entire Brandeis community including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. It performs great and enduring music from the vast classic Western tradition, a cappella and accompanied. Student soloists from the Brandeis University Chorus are frequently featured. The University Chorus leads the community in the annual Messiah Sing every December in the Atrium of the Shapiro Student Center.