Vocal Ensembles

Concert Chorale

This group is the University's premiere choral ensemble. University Chorale is an auditioned group of 60 singers that performs a wide variety of outstanding choral literature from the Renaissance period to the present. In addition to four major on-campus concerts, this ensemble presents concerts at various off-campus locations. The Chorale rehearses Monday through Thursday from 1:00 to 1:50 p.m. . For more information or to arrange an audition, contact Dr. Timothy Workman, Director of Chorale Activities • Phone 479-788-7543 • Email timothy.workman@uafs.edu

 

 

Jazz Catz

This select, auditioned ensemble is recognized statewide as the region’s most outstanding vocal jazz ensemble. Jazz Catz has performed with The Manhattan Transfer and at Carnegie Hall. Other performances include the Mid-America Jazz Festival, South Central Regional Conference of the International Association for Jazz Education and University of North Texas Jazz Festival, where the group was named “Most Outstanding University Vocal Jazz Group.” The ensemble has worked with and been praised by noted vocal jazz arrangers, including Michele Weir, Rosana Eckert, Phil Mattson, Paris Rutherford and others. For more information or to arrange an audition, contact Don Bailey, Director of Jazz Studies • Phone 479-788-7554 • Email don.bailey@uafs.edu

 

Opera Musical Workshop

The Vocal Performance Workshop provides students with the opportunity to perform both solo and ensemble repertoire from musical theater and opera, with individual instruction in music and dramatic preparation, interpretive ability and proper performance techniques. At the end of the semester, each member of the workshop could have the opportunity to perform an entire role as part of a main stage production or to perform a variety of roles in a scene program. This workshop is an auditioned ensemble. For more information or to arrange an audition, contact Dr. Elizabeth Momand, Professor of Music -Voice • Phone  479-788-7540 • Email elizabeth.momand@uafs.edu

  

 

Women's Chorus

This chorus is a women's ensemble that pursues musical excellence through diverse and wide-ranging repertoire. The Women's Chorus performs four major on-campus concerts each year. The chorus rehearses Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 to 2:50 p.m. For more information or to arrange an audition, contact Dr. Timothy Workman, Director of Choral Activities • Phone 479-788-7543 • Email timothy.workman@uafs.edu