Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Fall 2017 Ensemble Auditions

Monday, August 21; 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, August 22; 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NEW PROCESS FOR 2017: ONLINE SIGN-UP
Step 1: Click here to reserve an audition time.
Step 2: Click here to complete the Audition Information Form.

Both of these must be completed prior to your arrival for your audition
There is no sign-up sheet on the door.
There is no paper form to fill out when you arrive.

A prepared piece is not necessary. You will be asked to sing "My Country 'Tis of Thee," will be vocalized to determine your range, and will be asked to demonstrate sight-reading, interval, and tonal memory skills. The audition lasts approximately 10 minutes.

Participation in Concert Choir does not require an audition. Simply register for MUS 225/425 and we'll see you at the first rehearsal.

New to EKU? Visit our FAQ's page.

EKU Choral Day 2017

Online registration for the 2017 EKU Choral Day is now open. Click here for more information.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Spring Choir Concert and Alumni Reunion

Our final concert of 2016-2017 will feature all three choirs -- Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and University Singers -- plus the Alumni Choir led by Dr. David Greenlee, Director of Choral Activities Emeritus. 

Music by Bennet, Mäntyjärvi, Silvestri, Svilainis, Thompson, Waters, and Weelkes, plus premieres of new compositions by EKU students John Mathre, Connor Sands, and Michael B. Welch.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 7:30 PM
EKU Center for the Arts
Free admission

Sunday, February 26, 2017

March 6 choral/orchestral concert

The EKU Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and University Singers will join forces with the EKU Symphony Orchestra on Monday, March 6 at 7:30 PM at the EKU Center for the Arts. The first half of the program will feature music by J.S. Bach, Edward Elgar, and G.B. Martini. After intermission, the combined choirs and orchestra will present John Rutter's Requiem.

The ensembles are led by Dr. Richard Waters, Director of Choral Activities, and Professor Jeremy Mulholland, Director of Orchestral Activities and Chair of the School of Music. Soloists are Dr. Joyce Hall Wolf, Dr. Sherri Phelps, Michael Brian Welch, Chase Ramage, and Emily Schrader.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Choir Alumni Reunion 2017

All EKU choir alumni are cordially invited to return to The Campus Beautiful for a reunion April 21-22, 2017. Please join us for a weekend of social events, rehearsals, and a performance with former Director of Choral Activities, Dr. David Greenlee and current Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Richard Waters.

To RSVP for this event, please CLICK HERE. A detailed schedule, repertoire list, hotel information, and other details will be sent via email in early April. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Waters or call 859-622-1336.


TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017
Social gathering (time and location TBA)


SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017
9:30 AM Music distribution / social time (EKU Center for the Arts)
10:00-11:55 AM Rehearsal: Alumni Choir (EKU Center for the Arts)
12:00-1:45 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:00 PM Rehearsal: Alumni Choir & current EKU Choirs (EKU Center for the Arts)
3:00-3:15 PM Break
3:15-4:00 PM Rehearsal: Alumni Choir (EKU Center for the Arts)
4:00 PM Break / Dinner (on your own) / Change into concert attire
7:00 PM Arrive at EKU Center for the Arts
7:30 PM CONCERT (EKU Center for the Arts)

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

DECK THE HALLS tickets now available

Tickets for DECK THE HALLS are now on sale!

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE.

After you buy your tickets, please call the School of Music office at 859-622-3266 for seating arrangements. 

Tickets are also available for purchase in the Foster Music Building, Room 101.

For more information about DECK THE HALLS, click here.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Graduate Choral Conducting Recital

Graduate student LeMorris Hunt will lead the EKU Chamber Singers in a program of music by Viadana, Haydn, Stroope, Ames, and Dawson.

Sunday, November 6, 3:00 p.m.
Brock Auditorium
Free admission