Concert Chorale


Concert Chorale

Concert Chorale is an auditioned mixed ensemble of 44 singers. Comprised of majors from throughout the university community, it is the premier singing ensemble at Oklahoma State University. Chorale presents six main season concerts each year, records for music publishers, and hosts several guest conductors and composers each season. Past guests include composers Ēriks Ešenvalds, Morten Lauridsen, Ola Gjeilo, Eric Barnum, Daniel Elder and Matthew Harris, and conductors Jo-Michael Scheibe (University of Southern California) and Bruce Rogers (Mount San Antonio College). Concert Chorale toured France and England in the summer of 2013, and presented a concert in Carnegie Hall in March 2015. In 2016, Concert Chorale performed at the Southwest Division of the American Choral Director's Association in Kansas City, and  In addition, Chorale performed at the National ACDA in Minneapolis in March 2017.  The ensemble toured Italy in the summer of 2017, performing for Mass at the Vatican, and presenting concerts in Rome, Mel and Venice.  Chorale will be touring central Europe in June of 2019.


YouTube Links:
The Heaven's Flock 
Nunc Dimittis
Go, Lovely Rose
Four Spanish Sonnets


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Chorale Members Graduating in the 2017-18 School Year


Following your acceptance into the ensemble:
MUSI 2630-401 (lower division)

MUSI 3630-401 (upper division)

M, W 3:30-4:30
T, R 3:30-4:45
(required sectionals are held once a week for 30 minutes)

For more information and to schedule an audition for chorale, please contact Dr. Z. Randall Stroope.

Members of Concert Chorale outside the Vatican during the 2017 Summer Tour in Italy

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John, Trent, Shelby, and Molly meet in front of the Kauffman before Concert Chorale sings at the Southwest Division ACDA.

 

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Concert Chorale performs a dynamic program in Orchestra Hall at the National ACDA convention in March 2017. 

 

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A very satisfied Chorale picture just outside the auditorium.

 

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 Our tenor section poses, GQ style.

 

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Not to be outdone, the alto section responds in turn.

 

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Join Us in Celebrating our New Album TinyBlueMarble!
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Photo from recent Concert Chorale tour to France.
Performance at L'Englise de la Madeleine in Paris, France. 


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Photo from recent Concert Chorale tour to France. 
Performance at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. 

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Photo from our recent performance at the Southwest Regional ACDA convention.

 

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Dr. Stroope conducts the Ēriks Ešenvalds's "Stars" at the Baltic Journey concert. 

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Chorale's leadership- section leaders, assistant section leaders, and graduate students- pose for a picture.

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We were pleased to recieve Dr. Tim Sharp, who listened to our Southwest ACDA concert set. Dr. Sharp had some very encouraging words for us.