Our Choirs

Our Choirs

There are 5 choirs at the University of Northern Iowa



Photo of UNI Concert Chorale

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 major performances include requiems by Brahms, Duruflé, and Mozart, Ralph Vaughan William's Hodie, and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.  Concert Chorale tours both domestically and internationally, and can be heard on the CENTAUR Record Label.  

M,W, F, 2-3:20pm; Graham Hall




UNI Singers

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.  

 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.

W,F, 1-1:50pm




Women's chorus

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.  

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.  

M, W, 6:00-7:50pm; Jebe Hall