Kansas State University Choirs
Sing With Us This Year - We Have A Place For You!
All KSU students are invited to sing in the Choirs, regardless of major or experience. Find out which of our auditioned and non-auditioned choirs is right for you on the Ensembles page.
Auditions for the Fall 2019 were held August 26-30. Students wishing to audition mid-year can find information on the Auditions page.
Upcoming Clinics & Workshops
Saturday, September 28, 2019: All-State Prep Day
Let us help you or your high school students prepare for KSMEA District and All-State auditions.
Friday October 11, 2019: Choral Workshop with Dr. Rick Bjella
Teachers! Spend a day focusing on choral technique with Dr. Rick Bjella. A free event offered by K-State Choirs.
2019 K-State Homecoming Choir
We invite all alumni, current students, community members, or any friends of the K-State Choirs to come rehearse and present a concert as the 2019 Homecoming Choir, October 26-27.
- Saturday, Oct. 26: Rehearsal times TBA (once the game time is announced)
- Sunday Oct. 27: Rehearsal: 12-1:30pm, Concert at 2:00pm in All Faiths Chapel (with the K-State Concert Choir)
- Cost: only $13 for the music packet
Since the founding of K-State on February 16, 1863, instruction in music has been a feature throughout the history of the school. From the earliest performance of the "Choral Union" in 1865, Kansas State University Choral ensembles have been a vital and visible entity to the more than 24,000 students at K-State every year.
Currently, the Choral Music Division is led by Dr. Joshua Oppenheim and Dr. Julie Yu - Co-Directors of Choral Studies, and assisted by Mr. David Wood. Since 1966, the choir has been selected thirty-five times to appear at state, regional and national conferences of the American Choral Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference, National Association for Music Education, and the National Collegiate Choral Organization.
The K-State Choirs have worked with notable conductors: Robert Shaw, John Alldis, Roger Wagner and Aaron Copland. International performances are an important aspect to the choral program at K-State. International performance tours occur every other year. International travel has included: Australia, Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, and Wales.