The Choral Union is the University’s largest choir comprised of both student and community members. Its primary role is to serve as the University’s symphonic chorus with more than 100 singers performing major choral works each semester with the Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra.
Recent masterworks include the Vivaldi Gloria, James Mulholland’s Three 17th Century English Lyrics, the Mozart Vesperae solennes de Confessore (K339), the Fauré Requiem, the Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs, the Shaw/Bennett Many Moods of Christmas (suites one and three), the Haydn Harmoniemesse, the Schubert Mas in G, Perry’s Blest Pair of Sirens, Paul Basler’s Songs of Faith, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, as well as pieces especially commissioned for Southeast Missouri State University. Members of the Choral Union recently participated in the 2013 National Memorial Day Choral Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall in Washington, DC with the United States Air Force Symphony Orchestra.
The Choral Union meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday evenings in the new choral rehearsal room at the Dobbins River Campus Center (RCC 120). No audition is required!
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