Monday, February 26, 2018

CONCERT - Friday, March 2

The Eastern Kentucky University Choirs will present their spring concert on Friday, March 2 at 7:30 PM at First Christian Church in Richmond. The EKU Chamber Singers will perform Morten Lauridsen’s “Mid-Winter Songs” under the direction of Dr. Richard Waters, Director of Choral Activities. Graduate student Michael Welch will present his master’s conducting recital with the EKU Concert Choir and University Singers, featuring music by Dan Forrest, Michael Haydn, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Michael Welch, and Eric Whitacre. The EKU Choirs will be joined by the High Point University Chamber Singers (High Point, NC) under the direction of Dr. Marc Ashley Foster. The concert is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

March concert date change and info

Please note the following date change for our March concert:

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 4:00 PM
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 7:30 PM
First Christian Church, Richmond

Mid-Winter Songs - Morten Lauridsen (EKU Chamber Singers)
Dr. Richard Waters, conductor

Guest choir: High Point University Chamber Singers (High Point, NC)
Dr. Marc Ashley Foster, conductor

Graduate Conducting Recital: EKU Concert Choir & University Singers
Michael B. Welch, conductor

Friday, December 8, 2017

DTH ticket sales are closed

Ticket sales for DECK THE HALLS are closed. Thank you for supporting the EKU Choirs!

Monday, October 2, 2017

EKU University Singers recording now available

We are delighted to announce the release of our first recording project – Unclouded Day – recorded by the EKU University Singers under the direction of Dr. Richard Waters. Recorded and mastered by Dr. Shane Hoose, Assistant Professor of Music Industry and Recording Arts, the recording features pieces from two recording sessions in the loggia at First Christian Church in Richmond in 2017, as well as a recording session in the ballroom of Kent Wyatt Hall in 2016.

Compact discs are available for purchase in the EKU choral office, at all EKU choir concerts, and online at CD Baby. Digital downloads are available for purchase online at Amazon, CD Baby, and iTunes.

Track list:
1. Responsorial 1 - Eric William Barnum
2. Jesu, dulcis memoria - Tomás Luis de Victoria
3. Benedictio - Urmas Sisask
4. The Winnowing - Jake Runestad
5. Come, Sweet Peace - Richard Waters
6. Jai Ho! - A.R. Rahman, arr. Ethan Sperry
7. Alleluia Incantation - Andrew Miller
8. Hosanna to the Son of David - Thomas Weelkes
9. Ave maris stella - Edvard Grieg
10. Alleluia - Randall Thompson
11. Vox populi - Giedrius Svilainis
12. Had I the Heavens’ Embroidered Cloths - James Mulholland
13. The Heavens’ Flock - Ēriks Ešenvalds
14. Stella Clara - Richard Waters
15. Hold On! - arr. Eugene Thamon Simpson
16. Fatise kolo - arr. Ivan Markovitch
17. Unclouded Day - arr. Shawn Kirchner
18. Irish Blessing - Ross Bernhardt

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


All choirs will meet on Wednesday, August 23. Please make sure you are registered for the correct ensemble(s).

Julia Holland
Bekah Knight
Haley Sizemore

Katie Cornett
Autumn DeLong
Reanne Melhorn

Connor Sands
Buddy Tyree
Michael B. Welch

Michael Beasley
Jordan Durham
Adam Kern

Madelynne Banderman
Brandi Blakeman
Suzanne Gayle
Lindsey Helton
Julia Holland
Bekah Knight
Kasara Miller
Briana Niven
Natalie Price
Haley Sizemore

Alana Cavasos
Katie Cornett
Autumn DeLong
Jillian Gayle
Reanne Melhorn
Katie Miller
Zaida Scheff
Katelyn Smith

Chris Arvin
Zach Howell
John Meador
Connor Sands
Roman Swain
Buddy Tyree
Griffin Walton
Michael B. Welch
Zach Yates

Michael Beasley
Isaac Brooks
Connor Daniels
Jordan Durham
Jason Farris
Cory Fee
Adam Kern
Joe Moore
Roy Siebeneicher
Conrad Stepp

CONCERT CHOIR (MUS 225/425/825)
Asher, Wyatt
Banderman, Madelynne P.
Barbour, Madison G.
Bellamy, Erica C.
Blakeman, Brandi K.
Brashear, TJ
Bright, Tara L.
Brooks, Isaac
Brophy, Kendall
Burke, Cornelia M.
Cavasos, Alana K.
Cockrell, Courtney E.
Cole, Alissa K.
Connelly, Jordan E.
Cottle, Katie
Cravens, Thomas A.
Daniel, Rachel K.
Day, Emma G.
Doll, Shayla M.
Doll, Sydney M.
Dostart, Jane E.
Edwards, Taylor L.
Farris, Jason
Fee, Cory D.
Gaines, Devonna R.
Hartsell, Sierra N.
Keenan, Brittany
Knight, Rebekah A.
Lachut, Rachel E.
Layton, Emily C.
Legg, Beth
Martinez, Sabin R.
Meador, John T.
Miller, Kasara M.
Miller, Katie
Mills, Adam C.
Mills, Emylie R.
Newquist, Abby
Noble, Samm
Norris, Kathy
Nystrom, Hannah J.
Owens, Olivia M.
Prater, Jessica
Preston, Kelsey M.
Price, Natalie H.
Ramsay, Heather
Reed, Lauren D.
Roar, Rhianna F.
Robinson, Joel L.
Roe, Max S.
Rynerson, Laura Grace
Salley, Olivia
Scheff, Zaida J.
Schrader, Emily
Siebeneicher, Roy R.
Stepp, Conrad S.
Taulbee, Lexi
VanDall, Akira K.
Vaughn, Abby J.
Vollen, Haili J.
Weber, Taylor R.
Welch, Michael B.
Witherington, Sarah E.
Yates, Zachary S.