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The Madison Singers

Dr. Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy, directorJG & MadSings

The Madison Singers is the JMU advanced auditioned choral chamber ensemble. The Madison Singers perform a wide variety of musical genres from the Renaissance to the present, and maintains an active and demanding concert schedule, both on and off campus. This ensemble focuses extensively on advanced techniques of singing, as well as choral and harmonic skills. We explore, prepare and present advanced repertoire that is expressive of the diversity of the human spirit throughout both music history and world cultures. We rehearse to build a high caliber ensemble which functions as a team, empowers its members, brings joy to its audiences and reaches out in service to the wider community.

FA ’16 TMS Concert Calendar

Day Date Event
Fri. - Sat. 09/16-17 Choralfest
Monday 09/19 International Week Concert
Thursday 10/20 Madison Singers & Chorale Mid-semester Concert at 8:00 pm
Friday 10/21 August County Correctional Facility at 7:00 pm
Thursday 12/08 Masterclass with Tallis Scholars; Concert at 8:00 pm
Sunday 12/11 Lesson and Carols at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 8:00 pm
Monday 12/12 President’s Christmas Party at 5:45 pm
Wednesday 12/14 White Birch Outreach Concert at 11:00 am
 


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The JMU Chorale

Dr. Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy, directorCanten en Coro Gozoso Poster

The James Madison University Chorale is an auditioned mixed ensemble designed to provide an accelerated choral experience for advanced collegiate singers. The Chorale is a touring ensemble that performs with the JMU Symphony Orchestra each year, is the choir-in-residence for the annual JMU-ACDA High School Choralfest, and is a featured ensemble at the annual Holidayfest Concert.

FA ’16 Chorale Concert Calendar

Day Date Event
Fri. - Sat. 09/16-17 Choralfest
Saturday 10/01 Pops!: Music of our World
Thursday 10/20 Madison Singers & Chorale Mid-semester Concert at 8:00 pm
Friday 12/02 Chorale & Symphony (Dress Rehearsal) 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat. - Sun.
12/03-04 Holidayfest! Sat. at 8:00 pm; Sun. at 2:00 pm
Thursday 12/08 Masterclass with Tallis Scholars; Concert at 8:00 pm
Thursday 12/15 Bel Aire Nursing Center at 2:00 pm
 


The Treble Chamber Choir

Dr. W. Bryce Hayes, director

The Treble Chamber Choir (TCC) is the select auditioned women’s ensemble. Consisting of predominantly freshman and sophomore vocal music majors, this ensemble is designed to provide a platform for the discovery and presentation of often untapped advanced treble repertoire.

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The University Women's Chorus

Dr. Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy, director

The James Madison University Women’s Chorus is the non-auditioned women's ensemble component of the JMU University Chorus. Numbering from 60 - 85 voices, the University Women’s Chorus performs music of various styles and genres as appropriate to the needs and levels of the group, and is appropriate for the beginning to intermediate collegiate singer who desires voice building and musical training. This ensemble performs both on and off campus.

FA ’16 University Women's Chorus Concert Calendar

Day Date Event
Wednesday
10/26 Midsemester Concert at 8:00 pm
Tuesday 12/06 Winter Concert at 8:00 pm
Monday 12/12 Bridgewater Retirement Center Concert at 2:00 pm
 


The University Men's Chorus

Dr. W. Bryce Hayes, director

The James Madison University Men’s Chorus is a non-auditioned ensemble open to all male JMU students. It is offered especially to non-music majors and music majors alike, focusing on vocal pedagogy, musical training, and high-quality male singing, while tapping into Men’s Chorus literature. Modeled after the Harvard and Yale Glee Club tradition, this 30-40-voice ensemble performs both on and off-campus, presenting concerts at churches and schools throughout the local area. 

FA ’16 University Men's Chorus Concert Calendar

Day Date Event
Wednesday
10/26 Midsemester Concert at 8:00 pm
Tuesday 12/06 Winter Concert at 8:00 pm
Monday 12/12 Outreach Concert: Sunnyside Retirement Village at 2:00 pm
 

The University Chorus

Dr. W. Bryce Hayes, director

Open to all students and community members, the University Chorus is comprised of the University Men's and Women's Choruses. Each year, these non-auditioned choirs combine to perform medium to large masterworks with instrumental ensembles, as well as diverse SATB repertoire ranging from classical pieces to pop arrangements.

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