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Choral Ensembles


OU Chorale


Course Number: MUTE 1160, 3160, 5160
Director: Dr. Richard Zielinski

University Chorale is an advanced vocal ensemble comprised of advanced undergraduate and graduate students. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to participate. The University Chorale performs concerts both on and off campus, collaborates with a variety of arts organizations, and has toured within the USA and abroad. Participation in University Chorale fulfills a music major’s major-ensemble requirement.

Men's Glee Club

Men's Glee Club

Course Number: MUTE 1310, 3310, 5310
Director: Dr. David Howard

Men's Glee Club is a male choir at The University of Oklahoma. The ensemble is comprised of both undergraduate and graduate male students representing a wide variety of majors. The choir is currently under the direction of Dr. David Howard. The Men's Glee Club regularly performs traditional collegiate glee club repertoire, contemporary male choral works, and OU spirit songs at various events on campus including football and basketball games.

Participation in OU Men’s Glee Club fulfills a music major’s major ensemble requirement.

Men's Glee Club Website

Women's Chorus

Women's Chorus

Course Number: MUTE 1290, 3290, 5320
Director: Dr. David Howard

The University of Oklahoma Women’s Chorus is a select ensemble dedicated to the performance of beautiful and compelling repertoire created with the beauty of the female voice as the focal point, performing music from the Renaissance to the present. The ensemble is comprised of graduate and undergraduate music and non-music majors. Members of the OU Women’s Chorus have performed internationally. Recent performances include Debussy’s “Sirènes” from Trois Nocturnes with the OU Symphony Orchestra, and Einhorn’s Voices of Light. The OU Women’s Chorus performed by invitation at the Oklahoma Music Educators Association annual conference in 2018.

Women's Chorus Website

Chamber Singers

Chamber Singers

Course Number: MUTE 2271, 4271, 5271
Directors: Dr. Richard ZielinskiDr. David Howard

Chamber Singers will serve as the graduate conductors' recital chorus. A variety of repertoire will be researched, analyzed, rehearsed, and performed. Throughout the year, Chamber Choir will also perform at OU concerts and events on campus and in the community.

Collegium Musicum

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Course Number: MUTE 6210-001
Director: Dr. Nathan Dougherty

Collegium Musicum (early music ensemble) consists of auditioned members of the community, faculty, staff, and students who not only perform but also discuss aspects of choral repertoire, rehearsal, and performance techniques.