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There is a place for you in the Illinois State University Choirs! Choirs are general education classes open to any Illinois State University student wishing to participate. You do not have to be a music major to perform, though some require an audition. Three credits in a music ensemble fulfills the fine arts general education requirement.

Performances of the Illinois State University choirs are open to the Illinois State University community and the public. Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) Box Office. Some concerts are available by livestream.

Choral Ensembles

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    Treble Choir

    Treble Choir is open to all soprano and alto voices on campus regardless of major or experience.

  • Men’s Glee Club sings out on the quad.

    University Glee

    University Glee has a long-standing tradition at Illinois State University and is open to all tenor and bass voices on campus regardless of major or experience.

  • Belle Voix sings out on the quad.

    Belle Voix

    Belle Voix, Illinois State University's advanced treble choir, is comprised of undergraduate vocal music majors, graduate students, and non-majors.

  • The Concert Choir on stage.

    Concert Choir

    For nearly half a century, the Concert Choir has maintained the highest standards of choral art and has received acclaim throughout Illinois and the Midwest.

  • Woman sings.

    Civic Chorale

    The Illinois State University Civic Chorale has emerged from a long and rich musical tradition that has been part of the Bloomington-Normal community for more than a century.

  • The Interdenominational Youth Choir sings acappella on stage.

    A cappella Groups

    All a cappella groups at Illinois State University are Registered Student Organizations (RSO's). Each group is operated and managed by the students themselves.

Prospective Student Events

  • A concert choir.

    ILMEA Choral Audition Preparation Day

    Join choral and voice faculty and students for a workshop focused on All State and District 3 repertoire.

  • A madrigal choir.

    Madrigal Festival

    An annual festival for high school madrigal ensembles with the opportunity to perform December concert music.

Choral Director Events

  • A concert choir.

    Choral Conducting Workshop

    Perfect for teachers who are looking to refine their gesture, potential graduate students, and anyone looking for an opportunity to conduct the ISU Concert Choir.

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For more information about any of the Choirs at Illinois State University, email Dr. Andrew Bruhn.

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