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Choral Ensembles

With a variety of choral and other vocal performance ensembles ranging from classical to contemporary styles, numerous performing opportunities are available to music majors and non-music majors. In addition to U of M ensembles, the Memphis community offers students participation in such organizations as Opera Memphis, the Memphis Vocal Arts Ensemble, the Memphis Early Music Ensemble and Southern Opera Theater. For more information, contact the individual directors listed below.

University Singers  MUAP 3006

The University Singers is a mixed ensemble of undergraduate and graduate students performing choral literature from the 14th through the 20th century. During the fall semester, the group tours area high schools for recruiting purposes. International tours are planned every few years. Auditions are held at the beginning of each semester. The actual size of the group will vary depending on the number of singers available for each voice part. The ensemble meets for an hour and a half, three times a week. Members earn one hour of undergraduate or graduate credit per semester. For additional information, contact Dr. Lawrence Edwards, Director, by email or at.901.678.3767.

Chamber Choir  MUAP 3601

Chamber Choir is a twenty voice select chamber choir for undergraduate and graduate students. This exciting ensemble performs works of many style periods ranging from early Renaissance through contemporary. The group performs on the university campus and in schools throughout the Memphis area and the Mid-South. Singers are selected by audition at the beginning of each semester. The ensemble rehearses on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. Members may earn one hour of undergraduate or graduate credit per semester and scholarships are available. For additional information, contact Dr. Ryan Fisher, conductor, at 901.678.3765.

Collegiate Choir  MUAP 2007

If you love to sing, join the Collegiate Choir. All students regardless of major are welcome and there is no audition. Earn one hour credit toward your degree. Everyone is welcome to join. The choir meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:20 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.  Register for MUAP 2007 when you sign up for your classes. For more information, contact Dr. Lawrence Edwards, Director, by email or at 901-678-3767.

Rudi E. Scheidt
School of Music
The University of Memphis
Music Building, Room 123
3775 Central Ave.
Memphis, TN 38152-3160
901-678-2541

music@memphis.edu

 

 

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