Choral Society | Mount Allison

 

 

Course number: MUSC 1669-4669
Credit: 1 credit, full-year course [Fall & Winter]
Rehearsal time: Tuesday, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Additional sectional rehearsals added as needed
Location: MYB Conservatory Brunton Auditorium

The Choral Society is a choir of mixed voices with a membership of approximately 30-60 members. Singers typically include students enrolled in Music and other Mount Allison programs, faculty and staff members from the University community, as well as singers from the Sackville, Amherst and Moncton areas.

The music varies from large choral works to smaller pieces within a specific theme. Past works presented by the Choral Society include: Gabriel Fauré's Messe Basse, Frostiana by Randall Thompson, Old American Songs by Aaron Copland, a set of works by Ben Allaway, Pinkham's Christmas Cantata, Chichester Psalms by Leonard Berntstein, Psalm 150 by Schutz, John Rutter's Gloria, The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins, spirituals, and excerpts from operas.

Performances

2021
Sunday, October 31, 3:00 p.m., University Chapel
Sunday, December 5, 3:00 p.m., University Chapel

2022
Sunday, February 13, 3:00 p.m., University Chapel
Sunday, April 3, 3:00 p.m., University Chapel

Registration

No auditions are necessary to join the Choral Society. Interested students and community members should attend the first rehearsal (7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of classes in September) to be registered. Returning students can register themselves on Connect.