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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 will be held Monday, August 26 through Wednesday, August 28. Details are available on the Auditions page.


First Rehearsal Dates for Fall 2019*

Tuesday, Aug. 27thTuesday, Sept. 3rdWednesday, Sept. 4th

3:30pm
In-A-Chord

12:30pm
Collegiate Chorale (Section A/C)
Concert Choir

5:30pm
Collegium Musicum

12:30pm
Collegiate Chorale (Sections A/B)

2:30pm
University Treble Choir

*Madrigal & Motet Ensemble first rehearsal date TBD

About Us

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.