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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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2023-2024 Choral Calendar
Updated 7/21/2023

Fall 2023

Mosaic Concert (WC and Chorale)

September 19 - 7:30pm rehearsal

September 20 - 7:30pm rehearsal

September 21 - 8:00pm concert

OU vs Texas Weekend (MGC Tour)

October 6-8

Scholar's Day (MGC)

October 13 - 8:30am (RPAC)

Homecoming Choral Concert

October 17 - 7:30pm (rehearsal)

October 19 - 8:00pm (concert)

OU Opera (rehearsals and performances)

October 23 - November 5

Texoma NATS

November 1-4, UNT

Ilhoba' (the vision) (Chorale)

Jerod Tate, Composer

Norman Philharmonic & Chorale

November 12, 3:00-5:30pm (rehearsal)

November 14, 7:00pm-9:30pm (rehearsal)

November 16, 7:30pm (concert)

Mahler Sym. No. 2 (WC & MGC)

St. Mark’s, Norman, OK

Nov 9 - 7:15-8:30pm (rehearsal)

Nov 16 - 7:00-8:30pm (rehearsal)

Nov 17 - 7:00pm (concert)

Collegium Musicum

November 19 – 3:00pm

Christmas at OU Concert

November 28 - 7:30pm (rehearsal)

November 30 - 8:00pm (concert)

Young Men's Vocal Workshop (MGC)

December 1 - 7:30pm

Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker (WC)

December 1 and 2 - 8:00pm

December 3 - 3:00pm

Spring 2024

Choral Auditions

January 16

OkMEA Performance Tour (WC)

Tulsa, OK

January 17-20

OkMEA

January 18-21

OU Opera (rehearsals and performances)

February 5-18

Women's Choral Leadership Workshop (WC)

February 16 (all day)

Women's Chorus & Men's Glee Club Concert 1

March 6 - 7:30pm (rehearsal)

March 7 - 7:30pm (concert)

Chorale Concert 1

March 12 - 7:30pm (rehearsal)

March 14 – 7:30pm (concert)

OK NATS

April 6, OU

Collegium Musicum

April 11 - 7:30pm

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Chorale, Staff, Faculty, Community, Alumni, Norman Philharmonic

April 2, 9, 11, 12 - 7:00-9:30pm Rehearsals, McFarlin

April 13, 3:00pm - Concert, McFarlin

Women's Chorus & Men's Glee Club Concert 2

Apr 17 - 7:30pm (rehearsal)

Apr 18 - 7:30pm (concert)

Opera/MT Scenes and Choruses

Chorale, School of Music

April 23, 7:00-9:30pm (rehearsal)

April 24, 7:00-9:30pm (dress rehearsal)

April 25, 7:30pm (concert)

Commencement

May 10 – 4:00pm

Ireland Tour (MGC & WC)

June 18-25, 2024

Classical Music Festival, Austria

OU School of Music

August 5-16, 2024

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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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The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving an equitable, diverse, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person’s unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.