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William Culverhouse, Director
Open to all students by audition. This selective large ensemble performs widely varied repertoire, both secular and sacred, from throughout Western music history, as well as music from non-Western traditions. Recent performances have included masterworks like Vivaldi's Gloria, folksong settings by Brahms and Schumann, choral compositions by African and African-trained composers, and jazz compositions by Ellington, Kern, and Porter. The Concert Choir performs on campus, in the community, and on tours.
Open to all women. This ensemble performs women's chorus repertoire from all time periods, both sacred and secular, including classical, popular, and non-Western selections. Several performances each semester, including outreach performances such as the highly popular annual benefit concert for the Genesis Women's Shelter.
Shenita and Patrick Piper, Directors
Open to all students. This ensemble performs traditional and contemporary African-American music, both a cappella and accompanied. On-campus and outreach performances. Gospel Revs tours during alternate spring breaks.
Open to Concert Choir members by audition. This highly selective small ensemble focuses on the rich repertoire of 16th-century madrigals from a variety of countries, but also performs repertoire from other time periods and genres, including Baroque music, vocal jazz, and music by living American composers.
For information about choral music at Earlham College, please contact Bill Culverhouse.