Choral Opportunities

See in which choruses Glee Club alumni sing and add yours to the list.

Choral Opportunities

Greater New York City
Philadelphia, PA
Beijing
Dallas, TX
Boulder, CO
Berkley, CA
Washington, DC

Our alumni are deeply committed to singing and continue to participate in choral opportunities after Princeton. On this page we would like to promote choruses in which Glee Club alumni are singing.

If you sing in a choir and would like to promote it on this page, please fill out the form to the right or email us the details of the group at princeton.glee.club@gmail.com

 

Greater New York City

Choir of the Church of Our Saviour

The Church of Our Saviour is located 59 Park Avenue in New York City.  The choir sings on Sundays at the 11:00 a.m. Mass (Novus Ordo) throughout the academic year.
The choir is a professional ensemble that specializes in sacred music (Mass settings and anthems/motets) for the Roman Catholic liturgy, including but not limited to Gregorian Chant and Renaissance polyphony through contemporary choral works. Solo and quartet opportunities are available.

Polyhymnia

Polyhymnia is a small ensemble of singers and instrumentalists focusing on historically informed performance of sacred music from the courts and cathedrals of the Renaissance world. Since its formation in 1994, Polyhymnia has amassed a vast repertoire performed in both traditional concerts as well as historical liturgical reconstructions. Go here for a list of upcoming performances!

Ars Musica

In 1965, Ars Musica began as a small community chorus. Now in its fifth decade, Ars Musica continues to offer singers the opportunity to perform a wide variety of great music. Our concerts, which take place in one of Northern New Jersey’s most beautiful venues, West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, frequently feature instrumentalists and/or soloists from the rosters of the Metropolitan area’s renowned opera companies and professional symphony orchestras. Please go here for a list of upcoming performances!

The Choral Society of Grace Church

The Choral Society of Grace Church is a selective, ~140-voice mixed chorus that's "in residence" at (though unaffiliated with) Grace Episcopal Church in New York. The group, drawing from professional and avocational singers in the city, is conducted by John Maclay. Please go here for upcoming performances.

GHOSTLIGHT Chorus

GHOSTLIGHT is an elite chamber choir that maintains a rigorous calendar of performances and showcases its varied repertoire of sacred and secular a cappella choral compositions from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Founded in 2010 by artistic director Evelyn Troester, the ensemble is made up of 16-20 singers who work to achieve superior musicality, intonation, and choral blend through highly skilled vocal aptitude and musicianship. Please go here for upcoming performances.

 

Philadelphia, PA

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia

Founded in 1874, Mendelssohn Club is a large chorus that performs both traditional choral repertoire and new compositions, including commissions by composers such as David Lang and Jennifer Higdon. The group performs in and around Philadelphia in the Kimmel Center and at area churches and performing arts centers, with the Philadelphia Orchestra and other local groups. Under artistic director Alan Harler, the choir also explores collaborations with artists in other media, including film and dance.

Beijing

Nine Gates Polyphony

Nine Gates Polyphony is a chamber choir formed in 2012 to bring the polyphonic style of classical music to life in Beijing. The choir combines the voices of around twelve diverse women and men who share a love of, and skill in, this ancient style of song. The name Nine Gates recognizes the ancient city gates of Beijing which, like polyphonic music, are relics of history kept alive through our shared recollections.

Dallas, TX

Arts District Chorale

Arts District Chorale in Dallas, TX: The Arts District Chorale is an ensemble of gifted artists promoting choral excellence through inspiring musical performances of new and classic repertoire in the Dallas area. The Chorale seeks to attract audiences from a large and increasingly diverse community to great music in a wide variety of venues, while creating and nurturing relationships with its partner institutions in the Dallas Arts District. Constantina Tsolainou serves as the Artistic Director and Conductor. In May 2015, ADC will perform Annelies, a musical adaptation of the diary of Anne Frank that brings to life the period from 1942-44 when Anne and her family hid from the Nazis. This North Texas premiere honors the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
 

Boulder, CO

Cantabile

Cantabile is an auditioned choral ensemble in Boulder County, Colorado, dedicated to performing a wide range of music from classical to jazz, gospel and folk. Our all-volunteer members represent a wide variety of ages, backgrounds, and musical experience and include professionally-trained musicians as well as enthusiastic amateurs. We strive to bring our appreciation and love for music to Boulder County and to provide opportunities for both aspiring new professionals and seasoned performers.  Cantabile presents five or six concerts annually in the Boulder County area and in other Colorado towns and cities.

Submitted by Pamela Malzbender '79

Berkeley, CA

Chora Nova

Since its founding in 2006, sixty-voice Chora Nova has become an important part of the San Francisco Bay Area’s cultural fabric. Based in Berkeley, California, it is known as a chorus that presents innovative programs featuring a mix of well-known and unusual works. 

Our singers come from all parts of the San Francisco Bay region and from all walks of life. This diverse group has grown in skill and quality under the leadership of Dr. Paul Flight, who has been it Artistic Director since its inception. The chorus presents three concerts per year, in November, March, and May. Auditions are required for entry into the chorus. 

Submitted by Karen Benson Larson '85

Washington, DC

The Choral Arts Society

The Choral Arts Society, founded in 1965, is a large symphonic choir based in Washington DC. The choir is a volunteer choir with over 180 members and regularly sings concerts at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. Our repertoire ranges from singing The Capitol Fourth concert with the National Symphony Orchestra on the west lawn of the Capitol on July 4th to singing Mahler's 8th Symphony with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Submitted by Jonathan Choi'15 and John Whelchel'15 

 

 

 

 

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