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The University of Oklahoma provides a nurturing environment for all styles of choral music, guided by its dedicated faculty.  For more information about our program or our fine variety of vocal ensembles, please contact us at SING@ou.edu.

OU offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in choral conducting,  choral conducting with church music emphasis, and music education. Students in the OU choral program enjoy a comprehensive educational curriculum that prepares them, through mastery of teaching, score study, musicianship and research, for a rewarding career in music. Students benefit from the extensive on campus performing conducting experiences, international study and the research of OU’s nationally-recognized music faculty. These award-winning faculty/musicians help students to develop into reflective teachers by linking applied research with practice through a variety of hands-on experiences. Upon completion of the program, OU choral students are in high demand for employment and have historically been recognized as successful, award-winning teachers.

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2021-2022 Choral Calendar
Updated 7/21/2021

Choral Auditions

Sat 8/21 - Tues 8/24

OU Classes Begin

Mon 8/23

Chorale Retreat - St. Crispin's Camp

Fri 8/27 (overnight) - Sat 8/28

Musical Mosaic Concert

Thu 9/23, Rehearsal

Fri 9/24, Rehearsal

Sun 9/26, 3pm, Concert in Sharp

Women's Choral Leadership Workshop

Fri 10/1 (all day), Sharp / Pitman

OU vs Texas

Fri 10/8, No Classes

Sat 10/9, Game Day

Fall Choral Concert - "Homecoming"

OU Choirs

Wed 10/13, 4pm - 6pm, Dress Rehearsal

Thurs 10/14, 7:30pm, Concert

Collegium Musicum

Fri 11/19 - Sat 11/20

Thanksgiving Break

Wed 11/24 - Sun 11/28, No Classes

Young Men's Vocal Workshop

Thurs 12/2, 4pm - 6pm, Set Up Sharp

Fri, 12/3, 9am - 5pm (4pm concert in Sharp)

Christmas at OU

Sutton Series, OU Combined Choirs

Wed 12/1, 12pm - 4pm, Rehearsal in Sharp

Thurs 12/2, 2pm - 9pm, Combined Choirs in Sharp

Sat 12/4 - 10am - 12pm, Dress rehearsal

Sat 12/4, 7:30pm, Concert in Sharp

Choral Auditions / OU Classes Begin

Tues 1/18

OKMEA

Wed 1/19 - Sat 1/22

Chorale Concert and Tour

Thurs 2/24, 7pm - 9pm, Dress Rehearsal

Fri 2/25, 3pm, Concert in Sharp

Sat 2/26 - Tues 3/1, Tour (OK, TX, AR)

Spring Break

Sat 3/12 - Sun 3/20, No Classes

Women's Chorus / Men’s Glee Club

Thurs 3/24, 7:30pm, Dress Rehearsal in Sharp

Fri 3/25, 7:30pm, Concert in Sharp

Collegium Musicum

Fri 4/15

Easter Sunday

Sun 4/17

Women's Chorus

Sat 4/23, 10:30am, Dress Rehearsal in Sharp

Sat 4/23, 3pm, Concert in Sharp

Chorale

Rehearsal, Gothic Hall (weekly rehearsal)

Rehearsal, Gothic Hall (weekly rehearsal)

Dress Rehearsal, Gothic Hall (weekly rehearsal)

Tues 4/26, 7:30pm, Concert

Commencement Choir

Fri 5/13, 9am - 5pm, Choir Room and Stadium

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Choral Degrees

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OU offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in choral conducting,  choral conducting with church music emphasis, and music education.  Students in the OU choral program enjoy a comprehensive educational curriculum that prepares them, through mastery of teaching, score study, musicianship and research, for a rewarding career in music. Students benefit from the extensive on campus performing conducting experiences,  international study and the research of OU’s nationally-recognized music faculty. These award-winning faculty/musicians help students to develop into reflective teachers by linking applied research with practice through a variety of hands-on experiences. Upon completion of the program, OU choral students are in high demand for employment and have historically been recognized as successful, award-winning teachers.

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