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Choral Ensembles

Choral Ensemble Descriptions and Courses

As a vocalist, you can get credit for rehearsing and performing with one of the University of Guelph Choirs. As a member of a choir, you'll become a valued member of the community, thriving on mutual respect, dedication, and a constructive atmosphere. You'll develop professionalism, healthy use of the voice, musicality, artistry, and ensemble skills. 

  • Courses: MUSC*1910, 1920, 2910, 2920, 3910, 3920

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Symphonic Choir

As a member of this choir, you'll focus mostly on choral-orchestral masterworks, including some world music, spiritual, and songs from folk traditions. The ensemble includes students, staff, community members and faculty from all disciplines. 

  • Weekly Commitment:

    • Weekly rehearsals will be scheduled for Tuesday evenings

  • Ensemble Contact:

The Gryphon Singers: Chamber Choir

As a member of this choir, you'll focus on a cappella music from Renaissance polyphony to avant-garde, vocal jazz and world music. This ensemble includes students and alumni who specialize in fields as diverse as veterinary medician, international development, languages, applied sciences, and music. 

  • Weekly Commitment:

    • Twice-weekly rehearsals will be scheduled for Monday AND Wednesdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Ensemble Contact: