Welcome to singing at The University of Akron!

To sing in a choir next semester, email a director below!

Concert Choir (7510:120 or 7510:620)
MTWTh 2:15-3:05 PM
Director: Marie Bucoy-Calavan

The Concert Choir is an auditioned mixed choir open to all University of Akron students. Comprised primarily of music majors, the group performs a multitude of genres ranging from Renaissance and Baroque music to the latest in contemporary choral compositions and spirituals. Performing venues for the ensemble typically include the historic First Congregational Church in Akron, Guzzetta Recital Hall, and E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. Most notably the choir performed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. in 2008 and traveled abroad to Italy and Austria in 2006. Auditions for new members are held at the beginning of each semester.


University Singers (7510:121 or 7510:621)
MWTh 2:15-3:05 PM Fall, MTTH 2:15-3:05 PM Spring
Director: Bryan Nichols

This non-auditioned mixed ensemble is devoted to the performance of a wide variety of choral literature from all periods. The choir is composed of undergraduate and graduate students majoring in music and other academic programs from across the UA campus community. Regardless of previous choral experience, all students are welcome to join the “U-Singers,” who generally present one concert each semester.


Chamber Choir (7510:121 or 7510:621)
MW 1:10-2:00 PM
Director: Marie Bucoy-Calavan

The Chamber Choir is the premier auditioned SATB choir at The University of Akron. Consisting of a smaller select group of musicians typically numbering between 12 and 25, this ensemble focuses on more technically difficult music from all eras and styles. The group has performed at the historic First Congregational Church, Guzzetta Recital Hall, E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, and multiple other venues around campus and the city of Akron. Auditions for new members are held at the beginning of each year, and membership in the ensemble is a full-year commitment. Undergraduate members of the Chamber Choir must also be members of Concert Choir.


Men’s Chorus (7510:105 or 7510:605)
F 1:10-3:05 PM
Supervisor: Marie Bucoy-Calavan

The Men's Chorus is an open-enrollment ensemble at The University of Akron. The group has consisted of up to 30 members and performs in several different styles ranging from early music, to barbershop music, to modern pop and Broadway tunes.


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