Choral Program

The Lynchburg College Choral Program is under the direction of Dr. Jong H. Kim, director of choral activities. Contact him at 434.544.8443 or kim@lynchburg.edu.

Concert Choir (MUSC 022)

Concert ChoirThe Concert Choir is a large choral ensemble designed to provide a high quality choral experience to all students at Lynchburg College.

Membership is open to any student who meets the minimum requirement of voice and musicianship. Interviews are held during the first week of each semester.

The choir prepares and performs various choral literatures from medieval to 20th century. There are 3 concerts on campus each year: one in the fall, the Carols by Candlelight service, and one in the spring. The group also performs on special occasions such as convocation, Parents and Family Weekend, and commencement.

Members of the choir earn one academic credit hour per semester.

 

 

Chamber Choir (MUSC 024)

The Chamber Choir

The Chamber Choir is a highly selective vocal chamber ensemble of 16-20 singers. It includes both music and non-music majors at Lynchburg College plus several singers from the community.

Membership is by audition only for those who meet the demands of voice, sight reading, overall musicianship, and commitment. Members are expected to have some formal voice training.

The choir performs vocal chamber music of every musical period, but devotes its energies to performance of 20th-century choral works with a vision to promote understanding among peoples of different cultures. Membership in Chamber Choir also requires membership in the Concert Choir. The choir tours frequently throughout the region, East Coast, and abroad.

Members of the choir earn one academic credit hour per semester.

 

 

Choral Union (MUSC 025)

The Choral Union

This is a college and community choral ensemble providing a high quality choral experience of choral/orchestral literatures to the general student body, faculty/staff, and interested community singers.

The Choral Union performs Handel's Messiah annually in the fall semester and another other works in the spring. Recent musical selections include Mozart's Coronation Mass, Requiem, and Te Deum; Haydn's Mass in Time of War, and Mendelssohn's Elijah.

Rehearsals are held on Tuesdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Helen Wood Recital Hall. Members of the choir earn one academic credit hour per semester.