There are 5 choirs at the University of Northern Iowa
The UNI Concert Chorale is the flagship choral ensemble at the University of Northern Iowa and is comprised of undergraduate and graduate music students selected by competitive audition from all academic disciplines. Recent performances include requiems by Brahms, Duruflé, and Mozart, Ralph Vaughan William's Hodie, and Tarik O'Regan's Triptych. Concert Chorale has performed for national and regional conventions of the American Choral Directors Association and tours both domestically and internationally, most recently to Estonia. In 2016-2017 Concert Chorale will embark on regional tours throughout Iowa & Minnesota.
Fall 2016 Registration Information: MUS 1100-02; M,W, F, 2-3:20pm; Graham Hall
UNI Singers is the largest mixed-voice ensemble in the School of Music. The group performs diverse literature from all styles of the choral repertoire. Comprised of music majors and non music majors, UNI Singers is an auditioned group that has developed a strong reputation for excellence. UNI singers typically performs twice during the fall and spring terms and frequently join forces with other ensembles (choral and instrumental) at UNI.
Fall 2016 Registration Information: MUS ENS 1100-03; M, W, F, 2-3:20pm; Jebe Hall
Cantorei is an elite group of auditioned singers who currently serve as the soloists and chorus for the Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series. Throughout the academic year, Cantorei prepares and performs Bach Cantatas with members of the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony for the UNI community during a series of noontime concerts in the McElroy Lobby of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. In addition to the Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series, Cantorei performs on the popular Chimes of Christmas series as well as an additional concert in the Spring.
Fall 2016 Registration Information: MUS ENS 1100-01; W,F, 1-1:50pm
The Women's Chorus holds the distinction of having the longest on going performance tradition on campus with a heritage that reaches back to the university's beginnings as the Iowa State Teachers College. The Women's Chorus performs fine choral literature representative of various style periods and vocal traditions. This ensemble is available to both music majors and non-music majors and brings together musically interested students from across campus.
The primary function of this organization is to provide a musical outlet and artistic choral experience for its members which culminates in a public performance. In addition, further development within the areas of musical skills, independence, awareness, and understanding will be promoted within the context of an interactive rehearsal environment.
Fall 2016 Registration Information: MUS 1100-04; M, W, F, 3:30-4:50pm; Jebe Hall
UNI VARSITY MEN'S GLEE CLUB
The UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club is among the most cherished organizations on campus. Drawing its membership from across academic disciplines, the Glee Club is well-known for its Christmas Variety Show, International and Regional Tours, and unparalleled camaraderie. There is no audition requirement to join the Varsity Men's Glee Club. For more information, visit the Glee Club's website.
Fall 2016 Registration Information: MUS 1100-05; M, W, 6:00-7:50pm; Jebe Hall